Six Naxals arrested for attacking Congress leader`s house

Six suspected outlaws were on Sunday arrested for allegedly attacking a Congress leader`s house and a police station during the recent Maoist bandh in Chhattisgarh`s Dantewada district, police said.

Raipur: Six suspected outlaws were on Sunday arrested for allegedly attacking a Congress leader`s house and
a police station during the recent Maoist bandh in
Chhattisgarh`s Dantewada district, police said.

Six Naxals -- Channu Ram Mandavi, Annu Futane alias Anil
Kumar, Sudru Ram Kunjam, Aanda, Harish Podiyami, and Ramu
Bhaskar -- were arrested for the attack on the house of
Congress leader Avdesh Gautam on July 8 killing two of his
relatives and injuring two others, they said.

Following a tip-off, the accused were arrested from
Cholnar, Gidam, Kadampal, Potali, and Kuper villages,
Dantewada police said.

Four jeeps and a motorcycle used during the attacks were
also seized, they added.

According to police, nearly 150 Naxals were involved in
the attack, who also simultaneously struck at a police
station.

Naxals belonging to the Malangir Area Committee and
Bhansi LOS, which fall under the Darbhanga division, were
involved in the attack, they said.

PTI

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