3 Naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 23:42

Raipur: Three Naxals were arrested on Wednesday during a search operation in the Maoist-hit Gariyaband district, 150 kms from here, police said.

"They were nabbed from a forest in Shobha police station area by a team of local police this evening," a senior police official said.

The arrested persons were identified as Govind Netam (25), Bisahu Ram Markam (35) and Dukhlal Netam (27).

According to police, they were involved in spreading Naxal propaganda in the region, besides helping others cadres in supplying the commodities of daily use.

They were also involved in two deadly Naxal attacks on security forces in the past few months in the district, the official said.

Bags of `pithhu` (a cereal-flour), Naxal-literature, pamphlets, uniforms, banners, medicines were also recovered from their possession.


First Published: Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 23:42

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