Six Naxals arrested in Gadchiroli district

Six Naxals, including a woman, have been arrested in Maharashtra`s Gadchiroli district, police said on Saturday.

Nagpur: Six Naxals, including a woman, have been arrested in Maharashtra`s Gadchiroli district, police said on Saturday.

The police raided two hideouts and apprehended the Maoists yesterday. Five extremists were rounded up from Peepli Burgi area and four rifles recovered from them, they said.

They were identified as Bucha Masa Pungati (23), Mann Buccha Pada (22), Madi Ganda (30), Madi Tukka Pugati (30) and Vinod Bucha Pada (40).

In the second incident, a 27-year-old woman Maoist, Smita Karmu, was arrested from Etappli area, police said.

All were produced before a local court, which remanded them in police custody till July 18.

PTI

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