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Three Maoists Held in Chhattisgarh's Kanker District, Explosives Seized

Three naxals, including a minor, were nabbed in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district last evening, police said on Sunday.

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Updated:June 25, 2017, 8:19 PM IST
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Three Maoists Held in Chhattisgarh's Kanker District, Explosives Seized
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Raipur: Three naxals, including a minor, were nabbed in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district last evening, police said on Sunday.

A firearm and some explosives were recovered from Kanna Kawasi (42), Lalu Kawachi (55) and a 17-year-old youth who were picked up from the forests of Mad Pakhanjore village under Bande police station limits by a joint team of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the District Force during a search operation, Deputy Inspector General of Police (Kanker range) Ratan Lal Dangi said.

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He said while Kawasi was a commander-rank cadre wanted in at least eight cases including murder and attempt to murder, Kawachi and the youth are the janmilitia members of Maoists.

He said a muzzle loading gun, a five-kg cooker bomb, a pipe bomb, a radio set, and an electric wire were seized from the possession of the trio.
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