Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Naxal spokesperson arrested

Posted on June 23rd, 2009 in Latest India News
Kolkata: Maoist leader and Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) spokesperson Gour Chakrabarti is being interrogated at the Kolkata Police Special Branch office.

He was arrested from the office of a TV news channel in Kolkata on Tuesday night.

The arrest came as the state government, backed by paramilitary forces, is carrying out an operation to flush out the Maoists from Lalgarh.

Meanwhile, West Midnapore police have lodged a case against filmmaker Aparna Sen, theatre personality Shaoli Mitra and some others for violating Section 144 of the Indian Criminal Procedure Code.

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