Fake Maoist organisation busted in Jharkhand

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Latehar (Jharkhand), June 17 (ANI): Police in Jharkhand's Latehar District busted a fake Maoist organisation called 'Azad Hind Sena' on Wednesday.

Acting on a tip-off, police raided Kochra village and arrested three men pretending to be Maoists to extort money from locals. They recovered six country-made rifles along with 50 cartridges.

"They were extorting money from people and used to threaten people. With the help of Latehar police we raided the village and caught the chief, Raju Miyan, and two other area commanders," said Kuldip Dwivedi, Superintendent of Police.

The organisation has also been involved in abduction activities (ANI)

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