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Maoist insurgent arrested in Mardapal village of Chhattisgarh

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 21:02

Raipur: A 33-year-old Maoist, carrying a cash reward of Rs 25,000, was arrested in the Maoist-hit Kondagaon district of Chhattisgarh, the police said.

The insurgent was nabbed from Mardapal village of the district today, Kondagaon Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Surjeet Atri told PTI.

The arrested Maoist was identified as Ramsingh Nag, who joined the Maoist movement as section commander of Kaknar platoon in 2010.

He was involved in a number of crimes ranging from loot, arson, murder in the region, Atri said.

On a tip-off about his presence in Mardapal village, a police team nabbed Nag on suspicion, the ASP said, adding that during interrogation, he admitted his involvement in the Maoist movement.

He was produced in Kondagaon` local court from where he was sent to Jagdalpur jail, the police said.

First Published: Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 21:02

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