Odisha Police arrested Five Maoists in Bandhugaon block
Report by Manoranjan Routray, Koraput: Five Maoists were arrested and two country-made guns seized from them during a combing operation in Bandhugaon block of Koraput district of Odisha, on the occasion of their ongoing People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA) week. Acting on a tip-off, Koraput police and 28 battalion of BSF arrested the rebels, identified as Abhi Pidika, Bulu Pidika, Adana Meleka, Chekiti Prasad and Jetu Meleka, from China Sapadam forest area under Bandhugaon police station limits today, said laxmipur SDPO Jalandhar Jali in a press meet at laxmipur.
Police said, the arrested ultras are involved in around 10 murders and several Naxal offensives in Koraput district, Police said the arrested five rebels were in the armed squad of the outlawed outfit and participated in several Maoist offensives. “The guns were being supplied to cadres in Laxmipur and Narayanpatna,” the police said. Combing operation has been intensified in the area, police said.
Suspected Maoist arrested
Hajipur, Dec 8 (PTI) A suspected Maoist was arrested today with ammunition in Bihar’s Vaishali district, police said.Acting on a tip off, the police nabbed one Radhe Singh from Ghazipur Chowk and seized a country-made pistol and four ammunition, besides Naxal literature from his possession, they said. A native of Saradhanesh village under Mahnar police station area, Singh was later booked under arms act and other provisions of the law and sent to jail, they said.