Friday, November 13, 2009

16 suspected Maoists held in Chhattisgarh

(Source: IANS)
Published: Fri, 13 Nov 2009 at 17:56 IST Click Image to Enlarge

F Prev Next LRaipur: As many as 16 suspected Maoist guerrillas were arrested in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region Friday, police said.

The village level cadres, who are bracketed as 'Sangham members', were picked up from two different locations in Narayanpur district in the state's southern Bastar region, officials at the police headquarters her said.

Chhattisgarh's Bastar region, spread out over 0,000 sq km, comprises five districts - Dantewada, Bijapur, Narayanpur, Kanker and Bastar - and is considered a Maoist hotbed since the late 1980s.

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