Naxals abduct five personnel of Chhattisgarh Armed Force

Raipur, Jan 25 (PTI) Naxals today abducted six personsincluding five personnel of Chhattisgarh Armed Force fromNarayanpur district of the state, police said.

An armed group of Naxals today stopped a bus and abductedfive jawans of the state Armed Force and one local person,said Rajesh Mishra, Inspector General of Police, Chhattisgarh.

The incident took place near Kungada village. The fivejawans, deployed at Dhanoura police camp in the district, hadtaken leave and were going to Narayanpur.

Ahead of the Republic Day, the naxals had warned thatthere should be no celebration. In view of today''s abduction,security has been stepped up in the naxal-affected areas.

Search parties have been dispatched to the area, Mishraadded.

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