Naxalite held, landmines recovered in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Sunday, December 6, 2009 - 22:36

Gumla: A hardcore Maoist was
arrested and three landmines were recovered today from
different areas of Jharkhand, where the five-phased assembly
polls are currently underway, police said.

The Maoist, identified as Joseph, was arrested from a
village in Gumla district during a combing operation by CRPF
personnel, they said, adding he was an expert in making IEDs.

In a separate incident, security personnel recovered
three powerful landmines from Bidir village of Latehar
district which were later defused.


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First Published: Sunday, December 6, 2009 - 22:36

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