Maoist wanted in attack on BSF personnel arrested

Last Updated: Saturday, June 8, 2013 - 16:26

Medininagar (Jharkhand): Two Maoists, including the rebel who allegedly attacked a BSF team in 2005, were arrested at separate places in Palamau and Ranchi districts of the state, police said on Saturday.

"Area commander Boleshwar sub-zone committee Dukhi Sao alias Jagirji was arrested last night at Panki Bazar in Palamau," Superintendent of Police NK Singh said here.

He said Sao was wanted in the attack on a team of personnel of Border Security Force.

A BSF jawan had been killed and two others were injured in Palamau district eight years ago in an encounter.

Sao was also wanted in 12 other cases of murder, abduction and landmine blasts, the police officer said.

In a separate raid by Palamau district police last night, Lalan Singh was arrested from Khalari in Ranchi district, the SP said, adding, he was wanted in at least four cases.

PTI




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