Hardcore Maoist held in Hazaribagh

Last Updated: Saturday, August 21, 2010 - 00:30

Hazaribagh: The chief of Kishan
Krantikari Committee (KKC), a frontal organisation of the
Maoists, was arrested in Hazaribagh district, police said
today.

Acting on a tip off, police arrested Ramchandra Thakur
from a forest adjoining Barkatha and Bagodar areas, SP Pankaj
Kamboj said.

Seven of his supporters who were with Thakur during the
arrest yesterday were also taken into custody but were later
released when they said they would stay away from the KKC,
Kamboj said.

The arrested Maoist had been campaigning among the
villagers to join the KKC, he said, adding the police seized
from him a bag containing the party`s mouthpiece Lal Chingari,
some leaflets, posters and other documents.

The SP said after interrogating Thakur, the police got
some vital information about the KCC.

-PTI



First Published: Saturday, August 21, 2010 - 00:30

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