Saturday, March 06, 2010

Five wanted Naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, March 6, (ANI): The Chhattisgarh Police on Friday late evening arrested five wanted Naxalites from Rowghat Forest area in Kanker District.

The arrested were identified as Lakhmu, Jai Singh, Santu, hannu and Kohlu.

Police were searching for Lakhmu who has been active in Naxal activities since last many years.

At least 17 warrants were issued against Lakhmu from different courts in Chhattisgarh.

He was also presiding Naxalite's Gardha Area Committee. Police also believe that Lakhmu was behind the attack on police forces in Hudtarayee forest area in February.

According to police, the arrested were active in the Kanker, Bijapur, Narayanpur, Bastar and Dantewada regions. (ANI)

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