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Three Naxals held in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: Three Naxalites were arrested in separate search operations in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh, police said today.

"Two wanted ultras were nabbed by joint contingent of district force and Border Security Force (BSF) from Amagaon village under Tadoki police station limits of Kanker district yesterday," said a senior police official.

Naxal menace. Reuters

Naxal menace. Reuters

Those arrested were identified as Leelaram Usendi (30) and Sawan Singh Dhruv (52), the official said.

The police party was on a combing operation in the region when they got tip off about the presence of ultras there, following which it rounded them up, he said.

In another search operation, Ganga Ram Korram (45) was arrested from forests of restive Benur police station area of Narayanpur district today during combing operations.

Korram admitted to being involved in Maoist movement during interrogation, he said.

The arrested cadres were involved in several incidents of loot, arson and murder, the official said.

PTI