Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Five Naxals held in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Aug 3 (PTI) Five Naxals were today arrested from Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district and explosive material were seized from them, police said.

District Superintendent of Police Amresh Mishra told PTI over phone that acting on a tip-off, a police team raided a hideout in Kuakonda area where the Naxals were holding a meeting.

The arrested Maoists were identified as Khorami Mulla, Sodhi Masa, Miryami Mahesh, Miryami Deva and Sodhi Joga, he said.

Detonators and wires besides Naxal banners and posters were recovered from the spot, he added.

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