Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Naxal arrested in UP

Published: Mon, 31 Aug 2009 at 21:41 ISTF Prev Next LSonbhadra: A naxalite carrying cash reward of Rs 5,000 was today arrested in Darya forest under Raipur police circle here, police said.

Fagu Kharwar was arrested on a tip off in an encounter with police, they said adding that a carbine and a number of cartriges were recovered from his possession.

Other associates of Kharwar, however, managed to flee from the spot during exchange of fire, they added.

Kharwar was wanted in a number of criminal cases in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.

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