The operation turned terrible as the commando died in the battle with the ultras in the Malkangiri forest area on Monday.
Visakhapatnam: Mohammed Abubakar, a senior commando of Greyhounds, was home on a leave just a week ago. Three days ago, he received a call to join the duty for an urgent operation. The operation turned tragic as the commando died in a battle with an ultra in the Malkangiri forest area on Monday.
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The 27-year-old Abubakar had left home & reported for duty following a phone call from higher officials. After reaching the Munchingput area on Wednesday he told his parents Mohammed Madina & Unnisa Begum that he was on an important mission on the Andhra-Odisha border & have requested them not to make any phone calls, says the parents of the slain commando.
“My son said that he would return soon after this operation is over and have assured us that he would stay at least a week at home. But, it was my son’s body with blood stains that arrived,’” says his parents.
The family of the slain commando was brokenhearted. His father, who is an auto driver suffered much in bringing up the Abubakar & his sister. The parents of Abubakar said that commando liked his sister’s children a lot and was used to call them every Sunday.
AP DGP N. Sambasiva Rao & other police officials, visited the slain commando’s home. The DGP gave them a cheque for Rs 20 lakh as exgratia and have promised them another Rs 18 lakh. His parents will get his salary till the superannuation. Dismissing allegations that the Maoists were killed in cold blood Mr. Rao said the rebels were killed in battle.