Naxal arrested in Mirzapur

Last Updated: Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 21:01

Lucknow/Mirzapur: A Naxal wanted in 21
cases in UP and Bihar was on Thursday arrested and arms and
explosives seized from his possession in UP`s Mirzapur
district.

Vinod Kharwar, who is "area commander" of Munna
Vishwakarma gang, surrendered when a police team surrounded
him in Ahraura area, Special DG, Law and Order, Brijlal told
reporters.

A single barrel gun, a rifle, two hand grenades and a
large number of cartridges were recovered from his possession,
he said.

Brijlal said that Kharwar was wanted in 21 criminal
cases including six in Uttar Pradesh.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 21:01

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