Friday, December 04, 2009

Two naxals arrested, another found dead in UP

Lucknow, Dec 4 (PTI) Two naxalites were arrested while another was found dead by the police in Kon forest area of Sonebhadra district, Home Department sources said here.

Rakesh Mishra and Amarnath Khushwaha, who allegedly killed another naxalite Ram Briksha Kol, were arrested yesterday by the police team after an encounter in Kon area, Additional Director General (Law and Order) A K Jain told reporters here.

The body of Kol, who was carrying a reward of Rs 50 thousand was also recovered from the jungle, he added.

A self-loading rifle, a walkie-talkie, a number of cartridges of different bores were recovered from their possession, Jain said.

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