Jharkhand: At Least 7 Maoists Arrested From Latehar District (Representative Image) (Photo Credit: File Photo)
As many as 7 Maoists were arrested from Jharkhand’s Latehar district on Monday, reported ANI. The Maoists are said to be involved in an attack that killed four Jharkhand police personnel on November 22 last year in Chandwa.
"The Naxals were involved in an attack on November 22 in Chandwa in which four police personnel were killed," ANI quoted DIG Amol Homkar Venukant as saying.
Jharkhand: Seven naxals arrested in Latehar district yesterday. DIG Homkar Amol Venukant says,"The naxals were involved in an attack on November 22 in Chandwa in which 4 Police personnel were killed" (6.1.20) pic.twitter.com/0jYxdIGMzd— ANI (@ANI) January 7, 2020
The arrest comes days after at least five Naxals were arrested from the Titir Mahua forest in the Balumath police station area.
According to Latehar SP Prashant Anand, the police received secret information that an organisation, Tritiya Prastuti Committee (TPC) was travelling in the border areas of Balumath and Lavalong police station area, following which a raiding team was led by Anand.