Four naxals held in Chhattisgarh: Police

Published: 17th June 2013 08:38 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th June 2013 08:38 PM   |  A+A-


Four suspected naxals were arrested during a joint search operation in Maoist-hit Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh today.

"The cadres were nabbed from the forests of Basaguda police station area by the joint contingent of district force and CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force)," a senior police official told PTI.

Those arrested were identified as -– Nupu Bojja  (20), Kunjam Dewa (30), Madvi Budhlal (25) and Dhodi Lakhmu (35), members of Jan militia group, the official said, adding that two knives and naxal literature were recovered from their possession.

During a combing operation in Pisewada, Polampalli and Pusbaka villages, the patrol party rounded up the four on suspicion, the official said.

During interrogation, they allegedly admitted to their involvement in the naxal movement.

They were wanted in several criminal cases including attempt to murder and stocking explosives in the region, the official added.


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