Chhattisgarh Naxal Attack: Abducted jawan Rakeshwar Singh released

CoBRA jawan Rakeshwar Singh Manhas who was abducted by Naxals has been released.

Chhattisgarh Naxal Attack: Abducted jawan Rakeshwar Singh released
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New Delhi: CoBRA jawan Rakeshwar Singh Manhas who was abducted by Naxals was released on Thursday (April 8).

He was captured by the Naxals during the Bijapur ambush last week.

“CoBRA jawan Rakeshwar Singh Manhas kidnapped by Naxals during Bijapur attack on April 3, has been released by them,” ANI said quoting police sources.

"Today is the happiest day of my life. I always remained hopeful of his return. I thank the government," Meenu, wife of the CRPF jawan said.

Manhas was brought to a CRPF camp in Bijapur after he was released.

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