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Maoists involved in killing of Orissa policeman held

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 3, 2009 - 13:59

Rourkela (Orissa): Three and half months
after the killing of Koida police sub-inspector Ajit Bardhan,
two hardcore Maoists allegedly involved in his murder have
been arrested by police of the neighbouring Jharkhand state.

"Chaibasa police of Jharkhand arrested two Maoists
two days back and after interrogation they have reportedly
confessed to their involvement in Bardhan`s killing on July 16 at
Champajharan area of Sundargarh distict," police said on Tuesday.

A police team from Rourkela left yesterday to
bring the two Maoists here, they added.

The Rourkela police has so far arrested 32 Maoist
sympathisers from Champajharan area for their alleged
involvements in attacks on police stations and other
government establishments of the district.

Bureau Report

First Published: Tuesday, November 3, 2009 - 13:59
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