Maharashtra: 65-year-old man allegedly killed by Naxals
Two days after death of seven Naxals in an encounter with the police in the district, the rebels killed a man at village Manewara in Etapalli tehsil, police said today. The incident took place last night under Kasansur Sub Police Station jurisdiction. The victim was identified as Lalsu Dasru Kumoti (65). Police said that a group of Naxals dragged him out of his house and shot him dead. He might have been killed because of his anti-Naxal stand, police said.
2 alleged Maoists held in Bihar
Two alleged Maoists were arrested today from different places in Bihar, police said. Acting on a tip-off, state police arrested W Jainta Singh alias Dilip alias Lakapa, a resident of Imphal, from Raxual’s area bordering with Nepal in the East Champaran district. Nepali currencies, ATM cards and other documents were seized from him, they said.
Later, he was brought to the city and produced in a CBI court which sent him to a four-day transit remand. Singh is the prime accused in the killing of a professor of Manipur University in 2010 and had been absconding since then, police said. Another person, Ram Raj Yadav alias Punjabi, alleged self-styled central zone area maoist commander, was held from Imamganj police station area in Gaya district, SSP Nishant Kumar Tiwary said.