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Bihar: Naxal arrested in a joint operation of Police, SSB and CRPF in Jamui, heavy arms recovered

The Police Recovered Heavy Arms And Ammunition Including 1 AK-56 Rifle, 5 AK-56 Magazines, 108 Rounds Of AK Ammunition, 1 Pistol, 2 Grenades And Three Detonator.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vikas Mehta | Updated on: 04 Apr 2017, 09:36:45 AM
Naxal arrested in Jamui with arms and ammunition (Source -ANI)

New Delhi:

In a joint operation of Bihar police, SSB and CRPF, a naxal was apprehended from Manikkhtan village of Jamui district on Tuesday.

The police recovered heavy arms and ammunition including 1 AK-56 rifle, 5 AK-56 magazines, 108 rounds of AK ammunition, 1 pistol, 2 grenades and three detonator. 

In a separate incident on Monday, a former 'Salwa Judum' member was allegedly killed by Naxalites in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district , police had informed.

 Modiam Somlu (50), an ex-member of the erstwhile anti-Naxalite movement Salwa Judum, was fatally attacked by the ultras at Loharpara village in Bijapur early this morning, a district police official told. 


Somlu, a native of Pundri village, had gone toLoharpara, located around 400 km from Raipur, to fetch 'sulfi'(a popular drink among tribals prepared from sulfi plants)when a group of armed rebels stormed there. The Naxals pumped bullets into him and also stabbedhim with sharp-edged weapons, he had said.


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First Published : 04 Apr 2017, 09:17:00 AM

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