Sonebhadra: A dreaded naxalite,
carrying a cash reward of Rs 1.12 lakh on his head, has been
arrested following an encounter in which three policemen were
injured, officials said on Monday.
CRPF and PAC in a joint operation arrested Samjhawan
Chero last night from the jungles of Naagnar Harriya under
Robertsganj police station area after a two-hour-long
encounter in which three policemen, including police station
in-charge of Anpara, Shivanad Misra were injured.
Some naxals, including Munna Vishkarma, Lalbrat Kol,
Ajit Kol and Mangal Chero among others, managed to escape
under the cover of darkness.
On a tip off about the presence of some naxalites in
the jungles of Sonebhadra and Chandauli who planned to loot
the police camp in Naagnar Harriya, a CRPF team laid seige
leading to the arrest, Superintendent of Police Mohit Agarwal
One hand grenade, one government rifle, one DBBL gun,
a country made revolver, 146 empty cartridges and 50 live
cartridges were recovered from the arrested naxal.
The injured policemen have been referred to a Varanasi