Wanted Woman Naxal Held in Chhattisgarh

Officials said the woman was apprehended by a joint squad of paramilitary ITBP and state police from Temrugaon.

Published: 20th April 2016 03:54 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th April 2016 03:54 PM   |  A+A-


RAIPUR: Security forces have apprehended a 50-year-old woman Naxal, carrying a reward of Rs 1.10 lakh, from the Left Wing Extremism (LWE)-hit Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh.          

Officials said the woman, identified as Sukhyarin Yadav, was apprehended yesterday by a joint squad of paramilitary ITBP and state police from Temrugaon village of the district during an anti-Maoist operation.            

They said Yadav had at least 13 cases registered against her for allegedly indulging in Maoist activities and was carrying a reward of Rs 1.10 lakh. "She was later handed over to local police which arrested her and presented her before a court today," a senior official said.         

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police is deployed in the district for anti-Naxal operations.   

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