Maoist action squad member held

A Maoist action squad member, wanted in several murder cases, was arrested from Belpahari area in West Midnapore district.

Jhargram (WB): A Maoist action squad member, wanted in several murder cases, was on Saturday arrested from Belpahari area in West Midnapore district.

Indrajit Karmakar, having 19 warrants issued against him for seven murders and other anti-state activities in jangalmahal belt, was arrested by joint forces of police and paramilitary, Jhargram SP Bharati Ghosh said.

The area is near Jhargram border.

Karmakar was a member of the CPI (Maoist) Shyamal squad, active in the area in past two-three years.

PTI

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