Maoists wanted for killing of Lucas Tete arrested
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Last Updated: Thursday, March 22, 2012, 21:52
Giridih: Two hard-core Maoists, including one wanted for the killing of police officer Lucas Tete, were arrested in a joint operation by the district armed police and para-military forces in Jharkhand's Giridih district on Thursday.

Sahdeo Majhi alias Parvez, a member of the Special Area Committee and also a member of Special Military Committee of the Maoists, and Saket alias Sanjiv, zonal commander, were arrested from Belatand village under Tisri police station, Police Superintendent, AB Homkar said.

Majhi, a resident of Bhanderi in Hazaribagh district, was wanted by the Bihar and Jharkhand police in several cases including Lakhisarai Jail break and Tete?s killing in 2003 and the Chilkari massacre in 2007.

He was also an accused in the killing of Munger Police Superintendent, Surendra Babu a few years ago, he said.

Acting on leads provided by the two, a bunker on the Bihar-Jharkhand border was busted with the help of Bihar police, Homkar said.

The police recovered a rifle, 276 detonators, 100 gelatin sticks, 90 cartridges of Ak-47, an Insas rifle and three can-bombs from the spot.


First Published: Thursday, March 22, 2012, 21:52

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