Two suspected Naxalites arrested in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - 21:14

Dhanbad/Gumla (Jharkhand): Two suspected
Naxalites were arrested Tuesday in different districts of
Jharkhand.

A suspected Naxalite was caught during a routine check
in Sadar police station in Dhanbad. Police recovered a note
from his possession which `boycott panchayat elections`.

The police were interrogating him to find out which
extremist group he belonged to.

The polling to rural bodies begins on November 27 and
will be held in five phases.

Another suspected activist of People`s Liberation
Front of India was caught at a place in Gumla`s Ghargra police
station, Gumla district police chief N K Singh told reporters
there.

He said the Naxalite was identified as Lalit Oraon and
`confessed` that he belonged to the banned PLFI outfit.

A country-made double-barrel gun was seized from him,
he said.

Six Naxalites have been arrested in Gumla this month.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - 21:14

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