Four Maoists involved in killing of five cops arrested in Jharkhand

According to Police, five security personnel were killed by the Maharaj Parmanik Maoist group at Kukru Haat in Seraikela-Kharsawa district on June 14.

Published: 20th July 2019 04:23 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th July 2019 04:23 PM   |  A+A-

HANDCUFF, ARREST

For representational purposes

By IANS

RANCHI: Four Maoist guerrillas involved in the killing of five security personnel were arrested by the Seraikela-Kharsawa district police on Saturday.

The four arrested Maoists include Sushil Tudu, Budhram Manjhi, Sri Ram Manjhi and Ramu Lohra. Police has also seized two bikes, mobile phones, the SIM card of a killed security personnel and other items from the arrested Maoists.

Kuldeep Dwivedi, Kolhan range Deputy Inspector General of Police, told IANS over phone, "Four Maoist guerrillas involved in the killing of five security personnel have been arrested by a police team. Sunil Tudu was arrested from Ichagarh area by the team and based on the information from Sunil other Maoists were arrested."

He said "The arrest of these four hardcore Maoists is a major breakthrough in the case in which five of our brave men lost their lives. The police is committed to carry out further intensive operations till all the perpetrators involved in the incident are arrested. The search operations in the area will continue with more intensity till the Maoists are wiped off."

According to Police, five security personnel were killed by the Maharaj Parmanik Maoist group at Kukru Haat in Seraikela-Kharsawa district on June 14. Seven groups with three members in each group were formed by the Maoists. They reached the market on bikes and attacked the security personnel while they were having cold drinks. They first hit them with sharp-edged weapons and later shot them with small arms like pistols and revolvers. They also looted the weapons, money and other things of the security personnel.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp