10 Suspected Naxalites Arrested, Says Uttar Pradesh ATS
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Noida: The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) arrested 9 people with suspected Naxal links and recovered weapons from their possession from an apartment in Sector 49.
A Naxalite commander, carrying a reward of Rs 5 lakh, was also on Saturday arrested along with others, police said on Sunday.
Pradeep Singh Kharwar from Bariyatu village in Jharkhand's Latehar district was arrested during a joint operation by the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) and intelligence agencies.
The area commander was hiding in Noida since February 2012. He carried a reward of Rs 5 lakh on his arrest, they said.
Another Naxal was arrested from Varanasi on nputs from the Noida Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) team.
A major attack in Delhi and NCR has been averted with the arrest, police claimed, adding six weapons were seized from their possession.