Four Maoists arrested in Orissa

09/01/2010

Four Maoists arrested in OrissaKeonjhar (Orissa), Sep 1 : Security forces have arrested four Maoists in a joint combing operation in Orissa’s Keonjhar district.

The State police and the paramilitary forces busted a Maoist camp in the forests on Tuesday.

A huge cache of arms, ammunition and Maoist literature was recovered from the spot.

“Four guns, five GPS sets, six walkie-talkies. We also have busted one library from which we have recovered a huge quantity of Maoist literature and other documents,” said Ashish Singh, Superintendent of Police of Keonjhar District.

“Four people have also been arrested. Birsa, alias Raghu, who is an area commander along with his three associates, has been arrested in the operation,” he added.

Police also recovered leaflets with instructions for making landmines and plans for attacks on security forces. (ANI)

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