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Four Naxals held in Chhattisgarh, weapons seized

Three muzzle-loading guns, a 2kg IED, some explosive powder, splinters, electric wires, Maoist pamphlets, and literature were recovered from their possession, the SP said.

Published: 15th October 2017 04:16 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th October 2017 04:36 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

RAIPUR: The police today arrested four Naxals during a search operation in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district.

Three firearms, an improvised explosive device (IED) and a cache of other Maoist-related items, including the material used in making explosives, were recovered from them, a police official said.

The cadres were apprehended from Alparas village under Koyalibeda police station area, around 200 kms from Raipur, when a composite squad of personnel from the Border Security Force (BSF) and district force was out in a search operation, Kanker's Superintendent of Police K L Dhruv told PTI.

The arrested cadres were identified as Nar Singh (25), Mani Ram Markam (22), Sunder Singh (30) and Sukku Ram (35), he said.

Three muzzle-loading guns, a 2kg IED, some explosive powder, splinters, electric wires, Maoist pamphlets, and literature were recovered from their possession, the SP said.

On October 5, four Naxals, including a couple, were arrested and two firearms were recovered from them in Panidobir village in Koyalibeda area of Kanker. 



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