Naxal held in Chhattisgarh in Raipur
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Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 15:47
  
Raipur: A wanted Naxal was on Wednesday arrested during a joint search operation in Chhattisgarh's Maoist-hit Bijapur district.

The cadre, who was allegedly involved in setting ablaze three trucks engaged in sand mining at Mingachal river recently, was nabbed from a forest under Jangla Police Station limits, a senior police official said.

The joint party of Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) and a team of local police was on a search operation in Jangla forests since Tuesday. When they reached near Mingachal and Gadamalli villages, they found a man fleeing from the region. Later they chased and nabbed him, the official said.

The arrested ultra was identified as Hemla Baksu(35), a member of Bhairmgarh area committee of CPI(Maoist), he said, adding Baksu was involved in several other incidents of crime in the region.

His interrogation was on, the official added.

PTI

First Published: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 15:40


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