4 Naxals arrested in Jharkhand

ANI | Updated: Feb 13, 2018 12:45 IST

Giridih (Jharkhand) [India], Feb 13 (ANI): Security forces arrested four Naxals from Jharkhand's Giridih on Monday.

The operation that lasted for three days was jointly conducted by Jharkhand Police and CRPF 7th Battalion Security forces.

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)

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