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Two Maoists arrested, explosives seized

Two Maoists were arrested and a huge quantity of explosives and weapons seized from them from a forest in Orissa`s Keonjhar district.



Keonjhar (Orissa): Two Maoists were arrested
and a huge quantity of explosives and weapons seized from them
from a forest in Orissa`s Keonjhar district on Monday, police
said.

The rebels were nabbed during joint combing by elite
anti-Naxal Special Operation Group (SOG) police of Keonjhar
and Jajpur districts and CRPF in Khajuridani forest in Telkoi
area.
Huge quantities of explosives, two rifles, ammunitions,
Maoist literature, uniform and medicines were seized from the
two ultras.

While one of them Trilochan Mahanta functioned as a
messanger for top Maoist leader Sushil alias Basanta, the
other named Laxman was an active cadre of Kalinganagar
division, Keonjhar Superintendent of Police (SP) Asish Kumar
Singh, Jajpur SP Deepak Kumar and CRPF Commandant Pritmohan
Singh told a press conference by here.
Kumar said ultras were intending to return to the
mainstream by surrendering before the police would be provided
necessary help.

PTI

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