Maoist arms squad member held

Dumka (Jharkhand), Aug 30: A member of arms squad of CPI (Maoist), Budhan Hembram alias Hopan Hembram, was arrested from Shikaripara police station in naxal-affected Dumka district, police today said.

Hembram was an active member of Pravin 'Da'-headed arms squad of the outfit and wanted in several cases including killing of Pakur Superintendent of Police Amarjeet Balihar a few years ago.


Acting on a tip-off, the police surrounded Sarasdangal village and arrested Hembram (28) last night. He is being interrogated.


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