Saturday, May 08, 2010

UP govt announces cash award for arrest of naxalite

STAFF WRITER 18:20 HRS IST

Lucknow, May 7 (PTI) Uttar Pradesh government today announced a cash award of Rs. one lakh for anyone providing vital inputs leading to the arrest of notorious naxalite, Lalbrat Kol.

A home department spokesman here said that the government has announced the reward for Kol, who has 36 cases pending against him.

Kol is a native of Jhaiyavan area under Chakkarghatta police station of Chandauli district, the spokesman said.

Meanwhile, Chandauli police today arrested an awardee naxalite Raju, who was wanted in six criminal cases, the spokesman said.

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