Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Two suspected Naxalites arrested in Jharkhand

Press Trust Of India
Dhanbad/Gumla, November 16, 2010First Published: 20:51 IST(16/11/2010)
Last Updated: 20:52 IST(16/11/2010)

Two suspected Naxalites were arrested on Tuesday in different districts of Jharkhand. A suspected Naxalite was caught during a routine check in Sadar police station in Dhanbad when the police caught him and allegedly found a note which read "Boycott Panchayat elections". The police were

interrogating him to know which extremist group he belonged to.
The polling to rural bodies begins on November 27 and will be held in five phases.

Another suspected activist of People's Liberation Front of India was caught at a place in Gumla's Ghargra police station, Gumla district police chief N K Singh told newsmen there.

He said the Naxalite was identified as Lalit Oraon and 'confessed' that he belonged to the banned PLFI outfit.

A country-made double-barrel gun was seized from him, he said.

Six Naxalites have been arrested in Gumla this month.

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