Eight Naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh
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Last Updated: Sunday, July 31, 2011, 21:25
Raipur: In a joint action by the Central Reserve Police Force and the district police, eight Naxals were arrested from Narayanpur district in Chhattisgarh.

These Naxalites are arrested for their alleged involvement in the killing of 27 jawans in Narayanpur district last year, police said on Sunday.

The police said they came to know about a meeting that the Naxalites planned to hold in Sulenga hills here.

Following the tip-off, police clamped down on the surrounding areas and arrested eight Naxalites.

Police have also recovered two tiffin-bombs, detonator, wires and other equipment from the Naxalites.

Besides their involvement in the killing of 27 police personnel, the naxalites were also allegedly involved in other grave criminal activities, they added.


First Published: Sunday, July 31, 2011, 21:25

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