Chhattisgarh: Three Naxals arrested during a search operation in Sukma

Raipur: Three Naxals, two of them from Odisha, were arrested during a search operation in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma, police said on Tuesday.

Representational image. AFP

Representational image. AFP

The cadres were apprehended on Monday by a joint squad of Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) and district force from the forests under Pushpal police station area, a district police official told PTI.

Those arrested were identified as Kawasi Hadma (32) from Darbha area of Bastar district, and Ramnath Nag (21) and Buchha Dhurwa (24), both natives of Malkangiri in Odisha, he said.

According to him, the trio were active as jan-militia members — lower rung Maiosts, and were allegedly involved in the attack on a police party between Daldali and Tulsi villages of the region on 28 March this year.

They were produced before a court in Sukma on Monday which remanded them in judicial custody, the official said.

Updated Date: May 02, 2017 14:35 PM

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