Maoist held in UP

Last Updated: Saturday, December 18, 2010 - 20:47

Faizabad: A Maoist was arrested in Uttar
Pradesh`s Ambedkarnagar district, police said on Saturday.

Acting on a tip-off that a rebel from Jharkhand was hiding
in a brick kiln at Alapur under the guise of a labourer,
police raided the area and arrested the extremist.

A pistol, a rifle and several live cartridges were
recovered from his possession, inspector Jai Shankar Singh
told reporters in Ambedkar Nagar.

"We have informed the Jharkhand Police about the arrest,"
he said, adding that the Maoist was involved in cases of
attacks on security personnel and blowing up of police
outposts.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, December 18, 2010 - 20:47

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