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Security personnel arrest seven Maoists in Chhattisgarh

By Nairita Das

Kanker (Chhattisgarh), Sep.8 (ANI): A joint team of police and Border Security Force arrested seven Maoists, including six women, in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh on Wednesday and recovered six guns and a detonator from them.

According to the Station House Officer (SHO) of Durgkadul Police Station, the BSF managed to nab the Maoists during a search operations.

"The BSF's battalion, during their search operation, arrested the Maoists. They also submitted the recovered weapons from the Maoists," said Dheeraj Markaam, Station House Officer of Durgkadul Police Station.

We recovered six guns, a detonator, two mobile phones and even electric wires," Markaam..he Maoists have spread into the rural pockets of 20 of India's 28 States.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has termed Maoists as the country's biggest internal security threat.

The movement started as a peasant revolt in Naxalbari village in West Bengal state in 1967, giving the name Naxalism to their movement and Naxalites to the cadres. (ANI)

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