Two Naxals held in Chhattisgarh
Raipur, May 8 (PTI) Two lower rung Naxals were today arrested from Bacheli town of Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district, police said. “The cadres were nabbed while they had arrived in Bacheli for conducting recce of movement of police and procuring Maoist-related materials,” Kirandul Sub-Divisional Officer of Police (SDOP) MZ Baig told PTI. Based on a specific input about the movement of two suspects at some particular locations in the town, police personnel raided the place and apprehended them, he said.
The duo later admitted to their involvement with the outlawed Maoist movement as village unit level members at Mudevendi village of the neighbouring Bijapur district, the officer added. Those arrested were identified as Budhram Madvi (35), head of Dandakaranya Adivasi Kisan Majdoor Sangthan and Kunjam Bheema (28), head of Janatana Sarkar wing, the SDOP said. A Naxal banner, pamphlets and other Maoist-related materials were recovered from their possession, he added.