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5 Maoists nabbed in Khunti, firearms recovered

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5 Maoists nabbed in Khunti, firearms recovered

Saturday, 13 July 2019 | Mrituanjay Kumar | Ranchi

In a major breakthrough, Khunti police nabbed five CPI-Maoist ultras and recovered two firearms as well as ammunition from Amto Village under Maranghada Police Station in Khunti District area on Friday.

Those arrested are the active members of the CPI-Maoist’s in Marangahada area. The arrested have been identified as Sukhdeo Munda (21), Samir Nagar (20) Karm Singh Nagar (22), Nardeo Munda (19) and Kandra Munda (21) all of them are resident of Maranhada area.

Acting on a tip off, a team of police officials, led by Sub– Divisional Police Officer, Ashish Kumar Mahli and other police official of the district police undertook the operation successfully.

Informing about the operation, Mahli said that five ultras were arrested while they were making plans to commit crime in Amto village with their other colleagues.

Four or five colleagues of them escaped from the hands of police but the police will arrest them immediately, he added.

“All of them have criminal antecedents and during investigation, they have accepted their involvement in three cases. One of them is that of murder and another is related to attack on a teacher’s family with intention to kill. Police also got success in cracking other cases in which they are involved and those who have fled, the arrested ultras have given information about them,” said Mahli.

The Police team recovered one country made pistol, some banners of banned Maoists outfit, a green coloured Apache motorcycle and some live cartridges.

In another case, Ranchi Police arrested two criminals from Hindpiri Police Station in Ranchi on Friday.

Hindpiri Police Station In-charge Brij Kumar said that two criminals Mohammad Sajjad (30) and Armaan Hussain (22) both of them were residents of Hindpidhi. Police arrested them with three country-made pistols, one six round revolver and some live cartridges.

Both of them have criminal records and a couple of months earlier, they came out from jail. Police sent them to jail after arresting them.

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