Tuesday, November 23, 2010

13-year-old girl detained for supplying arms to Maoists

BANKURA (West Bengal): A 13-year-old girl has been detained by the police after it raided a Maoist hideout at a village in Naxalite-affected Bankura district.

Acting on a tip off, Sukurmoni Soren was detained from Baghdubi village in the Barikul police station area on Monday night, district Superintendent of Police Pranab Kumar said.

Kumar said the girl was being interrogated by police officials.

Bankura is one among three districts in West Bengal where Maoists have been active for sometime, the other two being West Midnapore and Purulia districts.

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