Yet another Maoist attack in Chhattis­garh’s Bastar region caused heavy casu­alty to the CRPF, killing 26 personnel of the country’s largest central police force on April 24. The insurgents used the grenades and artillery they looted in a March 11 attack that claimed the lives of 12 CRPF jawans. Bhavna Vij-Aurora spoke to for­mer Chhattisgarh director general of police Vishwa Ranjan, who led the Operation Green Hunt against the Maoists, to find out how the ultras manage to strike with impunity.