Friday, April 24, 2009

Two dozen Naxals arrested in Chattisgarh

Press Trust Of India / Raipur April 23, 2009, 17:55 IST

As many as two dozen Naxals have been arrested in two separate operations in Bastar division in Chhattisgarh, police said today.

Acting on a tip-off, police today picked up a total of 15 Naxalites from the Begalpur forest area in Dantewada district, Superintendent of Police Rahul Sharma said, adding that they were being interrogated.

On receiving an information about Naxal activity near Parakorma village in Bijapur district, a police unit yesterday cornered Naxalities in a forest near the village and held nine of them including three women, Bijapur Superintendent of Police Ankit Garg said.

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