The Maoist, identified as Joseph, was arrested from a
village in Gumla district during a combing operation by CRPF
personnel, they said, adding he was an expert in making IEDs.
In a separate incident, security personnel recovered
three powerful landmines from Bidir village of Latehar
district which were later defused.
Gumla: A hardcore Maoist was
arrested and three landmines were recovered today from
different areas of Jharkhand, where the five-phased assembly
polls are currently underway, police said.
First Published: Sunday, December 06, 2009, 22:36