CBI team arrests extremist in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 21:50

Dumka: An extremist of the `Adivasi Cobra Battalion` active in Assam, was arrested by a CBI team from a village in Jharkhand`s Dumka district today, police said.

The three-member CBI team arrested 41-year-old Chunka Hansda, the `deputy chief commandant` from his house at Kadaharbil village with the help of the police, Town Police station in-charge, Devbrat Poddar said.
Hansda went under different alias like Dilip, Master and Ratan Tudu, he said. He was produced in a local court which granted him a four-day transit remand.
Hansda, who made frequent visits to Dumka where he built a house, was wanted for the murder of a man, identified as Basko Charmalo in Assam.

PTI

First Published: Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 21:50

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