PLFI ultra injured, four extremists arrested in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 22:19

Ranchi: One Peoples Liberation Front of
India (PLFI) ultra was injured and four Maoists were arrested
at Ramgarh and Lohardaga districts of Jharkhand today, the
police said.

A PLFI ultra was injured in a gunfight with security
forces at Jamtakemtoli village in Gumla. The forces faced
gunfire by the outfit when they were returning after
patrolling duty, district superintendent of police N K Singh
said.

The ultra, however, fled along with his associates
into the forests, he said adding a country-made pistol and
some bullets were recovered from the spot.

Lohardaga police superintendent Subodh Prasad said the
security forces following a tip-off apprehended the
self-styled Maoist `deputy commander` Bimal Nagesia at a place
at Kisko.

Nagesia, who was allegedly involved in at least 30
Maoist-related case, was allegedly plotting to blow up a rest
house at Netarhat, the SP claimed.

Ramgarh superintendent of police Anup T Mathew told
PTI that three ultras of Jharkhand Prastui Committee were
arrested from Bhurkunda area.

A pistol, some bullets, uniform and a letter-head of
the JPC demanding extortion from a businessman in Ramgarh were
seized from th three, he added.

Bureau Report



First Published: Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 22:19

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