Three naxals held in Chhattisgarh
Raipur: Three naxals including a woman were today arrested from separate places in Chhattisgarh’s Maoist-hit Bastar region, police said.
Cadre Mandoram Tulahi (30), carrying a reward of Rs 3,000 on his head was apprehended by a joint team of security forces from Kodekurse police station limits of Kanker district, Kanker Superintendent of Police R N Dash told.
A joint team of Border Security Force (BSF) and district force was on a combing operation in the region when they rounded him up.
Mandoram, a native of Rajnandgaon district, was involved in several incidents of crime, including loot, murder and attacks on police party in the region, he said.
In a separate incident, Sukmati (19) and her associate Jogo Madkami (20) were held from Bhairamgadh police station limits of Bijapur district yesterday, a police official said.
On spotting a joint patrol of Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) and a team of local police near Ghuswad and Karremarka forests, the duo started fleeing into the forests.
Later they were chased and nabbed, he said.
During interrogation they admitted of their involvement in several offences in the region, he said.