Woman naxal arrested in Bhopal

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Bhopal, Sep 22: A woman naxal, carrying a reward of Rs 30,000 on information leading to her arrest, has been arrested by Balaghat police on Sunday, Sep 21.

Balaghat's Andhyaravan village-resident Kamla alias Sushila, who was affiliated with 'Tanda Dalam', was wanted in connection with the murder of a deputy ranger, attack on a police party and murder of villagers besides other incidents.

Her sister Nirmala alias Samla had been arrested last month. She carried a reward of Rs 15,000 on her arrest.

According to a release issued by state police, the two sisters had become naxal members about eight years back. After working in Balaghat for some time, they were sent to Chhattisgarh.

Police had got information about her participating in a programme in Ukva on September 14. However, it failed to nab her.

Later, the Superintendent of Police received a tip-off about her arriving in a forest at Koddapar village. Searching parties were pressed into service and Sushila arrested yesterday.

UNI

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