The Hush Post: In a major intercept, the Pune Police have received an internal communication of the Maoists, which talks about the ultras planning to assassinate Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
As per the intercept, the plan is to carry out a ‘Rajiv Gandhi-type incident.’
The letter was allegedly traced from the residence of one of the five persons arrested for “links” with the banned CPI (Maoist), the Pune Police has admitted in the court on Thursday.
Just a day before it, the cops detained Dalit activist Sudhir Dhawale, lawyer Surendra Gadling, Shoma Sen, Rona Wilson, activists Mahesh Raut from Mumbai, Nagpur and Delhi respectively in connection with ‘Elgar Parishad’ held in December and the subsequent Bhima-Koregaon violence in the district, as per reports.
All five were produced before the sessions court which remanded them in police custody till June 14.
The lawyers of the accused said the documents produced by the prosecution were completely fabricated and that the accused had been framed.
The letter found in Rona Wilson’s house in Delhi refers to the requirement of Rs 8 crore to procure M-4 rifle and four lakh rounds, and also clearly mentions “another Rajiv Gandhi-type incident.”
Excerpts from the letter are below
“We are thinking along the lines of another Rajiv Gandhi-type incident,” the letter says.
“It sounds suicidal and there is a good chance we might fail but we feel the party must deliberate over our proposal,” it goes on to state.
The letter even mentions how this plan can be achieved. “Targeting his road shows could be an effective strategy,” it says.
The letter refers to “Modi-led Hindu fascist regime is bulldozing its way into the lives of indigenous adivasis.”
“Inspite of big defeats like Bihar and West Bengal, Modi has established a BJP government in more than 15 states.