2 Naxals held in Chhattisgarh
Raipur, May 16: Two Naxals, one of them carrying a cash reward, were on Monday (May 16)arrested from Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police said.
The cadres were apprehended by a joint team of security personnel from the forests of Usoor police station limits, a senior police official said.
A joint team of District Force (DF) and Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) while undertaking the search operation to the interiors of Usoor area, located around 450 km away from here, spotted two suspects near Galgam village and apprehended them after a short chase, he said.
During the course of interrogation, they admitted of being associated with the banned Maoist movement, he said.
The arrested were identified as Nuppo Lakhma (35) and Avlam Aaytu (28), who were allegedly involved in various crimes including murder, attempt to murder, abduction, dacoity, damaging roads and others, he said.
Of them, Lakhma was wanted in as many as 10 cases of criminal offences, the officer said, adding that he was carrying a reward of Rs 10,500.