Woman Naxalite remanded to police custody
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Last Updated: Saturday, June 25, 2011, 13:36
Nagpur: A woman Naxalite Angela alias Iskra Sontakke who was arrested by Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) from Pune and subsequently brought to Gadchiroli district in Maharashtra, has been remanded to police custody till June 30.

Angela was produced before Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) yesterday in Kurkheda taluka HQ in the district for number of offences committed in Korchi taluka of the naxal-hit region earlier.

She was rounded up by ATS in Pune on April 26. Later on, a team of officials raided various places in Mumbai, Thane and Chandwad, and siezed one laptop and other documents.

ATS had also arrested five others identified as Sushma Ramteke, Mayuri Bhagat, Anuradha Sonule, Jyoti Chorge and Siddhartha Bhosale.

During interrogation and investigation, police came to know of her active involvement in naxal violence in Korchi and Kurkheda taluka places.

Gadchiroli Police are investigating her involvement in offences in the district, police added.


First Published: Saturday, June 25, 2011, 13:36

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