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Four Naxals arrested during police, BSF joint operation

<p><strong>Raipur:</strong> Four Naxalites were arrested during a search operation in Maoist-hit Kanker district, police said on Sunday.</p>

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Updated:September 29, 2013, 2:28 PM IST
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Four Naxals arrested during police, BSF joint operation
<p><strong>Raipur:</strong> Four Naxalites were arrested during a search operation in Maoist-hit Kanker district, police said on Sunday.</p>

Raipur: Four Naxalites were arrested during a search operation in Maoist-hit Kanker district, police said on Sunday.

The cadres were nabbed by a joint contingent of BSF (Border Security Force) and local police from a forest under Siksod police station limits of the district on Saturday, a senior police official said.

A combing operation was being conducted by the security forces since Friday night in the Chhindbhat forest area, which is around 200 kms away from Raipur.

On getting a tip-off about the presence of naxals, they rounded up the four, who admitted to being involved in the movement during interrogation, he said.

Those arrested were identified as - Meghnath Dhruv (27), Piyar (23), Suklal (24) and Ramuram Usendi (30), he said.

They were wanted in several cases under Arms Act, Explosive Substances Act, destroying public property and many other offences, the official said, adding that the four were being interrogated.

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