Thursday, March 26, 2009

Nayagarh arms recovered

Express News ServiceFirst Published : 26 Mar 2009 03:56:00 AM ISTLast Updated : 26 Mar 2009 02:36:56 PM IST

PHULBAN: Two rifles recovered from the spot where a woman Naxal was killed in encounter at Kerubadi village under Daringbadi police limits, were looted from Nayagarh Police Training College two years back.

Yesterday, the SOG jawans during combing operation found some villagers along with Naxals preparing for a feast in the village. There was an exchange of fire between the jawans and the Naxals wherein a woman Naxal was killed.

While other Naxals managed to escape from the spot, police arrested a villager, Dukhiram Kadamseth. Police also recovered an INSAS, a 303 rifle, a bundle of wires, Naxal literature, leaflets, a hand grenade and some live bullets from the spot.

SP S. Praveen Kumar informed today that the INSAS rifle found in the deceased cadre’s hand besides the 303 rifle, had PTC(Police Training College) inscribed on them. Combing operation in the area has been stepped up and efforts are on to ascertain the identity of the deceased, the SP added.

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