Senior woman Maoist arrested in Kanker
A senior woman Maoist ultra Kamla Dhruv alias Santoshi, who carried a reward of Rs2 lakh on her head, was arrested near village Mugaltola of the district on Saturday. The arrest of the hardcore woman insurgent is considered a major success for the security forces engaged in anti-insurgency operations in Kanker district. Police officials claimed that the 22-year-old Dhruv was involved in major insurgency-related incidents including killing, loot, kidnapping, arson, damage to public property and deadly attack on para-military troopers as well as on Chhattisgarh police personnel.
Jharkhand: Security forces apprehend 2 armed Maoists
Khunti (Jharkhand), May 3 (ANI): Security forces apprehended two Maoists from the Khunti district of Jharkhand on Sunday, recovering large quantities of arms and ammunition from the extremists. “We received information in the morning that some Maoists forces had been seen in the district. With that information, we raided the area and managed to nab these two rebels. Both of them are active members of the Maoist forces and have five cases registered against them.
They were also involved in extortion and used to threaten and kill police informants in the area,” Khunti Superintendent of Police Aneesh Gupta told the media. “We have recovered one long barred gun, four cartridges, a mobile phone and certain receipts from the accused,” he added. (ANI)