Raipur: Three 'suspected' Maoists were arrested during a search operation by security forces in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Narayanpur district, police said on Monday.
The cadres Dasru Ram Mandavi (40), Kamlu Korram (45) and Budhu Korram (35) were apprehended last evening in the Oyanger village forests under Orchha police station limits, Narayanpur Additional Superintendent of Police OP Sharma told PTI.
A composite squad of Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) and district force had on 20 February launched a combing operation from Dhanora police station towards Oyanger, located around 350 km away here, he said.
On way back to the camp, security forces had rounded up three suspects who admitted to their involvement with the outlawed CPI (Maoist) during interrogation, he added.
They were active in the banned outfit from last 7-8 years and heading different units of Aasnar Janatana Sarkar outfit of Maoists, the ASP said.