During the search operation, a rifle, a locally made pistol, live cartridges and a cache of Maoist-related items, including the material used in making explosives, were recovered from the Naxals.
"The police launched a search operation in the interiors of forest area near Dewari police and arrested two cadres, later identified as Sanjay Hansda and Sukhdeo Murmu. Both Hansda and Sukhdeo were interrogated who gave information about two others rebels who were settled near Barkhutia forest with explosives and arms later arrested and identified as Prakash Murmu, and Ambu Marandi," Surendra Kumar Jha, SP Giridh told media.
Last week, two women Naxals were arrested in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district. (ANI)