Maoist sympathisers arrested in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 21:55

Chaibasa (Jharkhand): Three Maoist sympathisers were arrested from Chakradharpur bus stand, about 25 km from West Singhbhum district headquarters town of Chaibasa in Jharkhand on Tuesday.

West Singhbhum Superintendent of Police Pankaj Kamboj said acting on a tip-off, a police team cordoned off the area and arrested the three who were moving around in a suspicious manner.

Police seized three cartons containing different capacity pressure cookers, nails, epoxy putty and Rs 10,000 from them.

He said the three were sympathisers of dreaded CPI(Maoist) `area commander` Kundan Pahan and police have also seized a letter written by Pahan from them.

The articles seized from them were to be supplied to Pahan for making bombs, he said adding further investigations were on.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 21:55

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