Six naxalites arrested in Chhattisgarh



Raipur: Six suspected naxalites, including a woman, were on Tuesday arrested in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district, police said.

The accused were arrested during a search in the forest area near Nivra and Gotia villages by a joint team of the Border Security Force and state police, Kanker SP Ajay Yadav said.

The arrested persons were identified as Shaniram, Nohru, Tunsingh, Maniram, Ramlal and Sitaibai, he said.

Many cases, including those of firing at police personnel and attempts to murder, have earlier been registered against the accused, the officer said.

PTI