Chhattisgarh: Naxal arrested ahead of elections

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Raipur, Oct 29: Just before the beginning of elections, a naxal was arrested in the Maoist-hit Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. The Naxal had a cash reward of Rs 8000 on him and was arrested when he was trying to flee the site of raid.

The cadre was nabbed with the joint effort of the CRPF and the CAF (Chhattisgarh Armed Force) from a forest area at Usoor.

Named Nuppo Bhima, the cadre was nabbed during a search operation in Usoor, 400 km from Raipur. On reaching the forest of Galgam village, the security forces spotted him fleeing from the site, which is when he was chased and nabbed.

On interrogation, the cadre confessed to several cases of loot, arson, murder and attempt to murder in the region.

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