Five Naxalites including a militia commander carrying a bounty of Rs 1 lakh on his head were arrested on Sunday in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh.
Ayata Korram alias Hadma, Bheema Hemla, Deva Hemla, Deva Kowasi and Masa Madkam were apprehended between the forests of Nilawaya and Milkanpara villages, Dantewada Superintendent of Police Gaurav Rai said.
The arrests were made by the 15th Battalion of the Chhattisgarh Armed Force.
Korram, who carried a reward of Rs 1 lakh, was the Nilawaya Panchayat militia commander. Bheema Hemla was its Jantana Sarkar member.