Two suspected Maoists arrested in Lalgarh

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Lalgarh, June 28 (ANI): Security forces on Sunday arrested two suspected Maoists and defused seven landmines from Lalgarh, while flushing out the Maoists hiding around the troubled area of West Bengal's West Midnapore.

Five landmines were recovered from Binpur, while two more were found near Kargil junction at Bankura district, said Raj Kanojia, Inspector General of Police.

According to reports, police nabbed two men, who were hiding nearby in a bush where the landmine was planted.

"We have picked up the two men. They are now being questioned. We are probing their Maoist links," said Raj Kanojia.

The government has deployed forces, which under the "Operation Lalgarh" are heading steadily to comb the entire area for landmines and other explosives.

The operation is expected to go on till normalcy is restored in the troubled area and a sense of security returns among the people.(ANI)

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