Two Naxals held in C'garh
Dantewada, May 19 (PTI) Two Naxals, one of them
carrying a cash reward on his head, were Sunday arrested from
Dantewada district in Chhattisgarh, police said.
Acting on a tip-off, the cadres, identified as Sannu
Ram Netam (45) and Sukhdhar (52), were apprehended near
Mangnar village under Barsoor police station area by a joint
team of security forces, a senior police official said.
The personnel belonging to the District Reserve Guard
(DRG) and district force were involved in this operation, he
"Four packets of cracker bombs, a Maoist banner, five
posters containing message of 'bandh' call given by the Naxals
in the area on May 18, were recovered from the possession of
the arrested cadres," he said.
Netam, who was active as the head of Dandakaranya
Adivasi Kisan Mazdoor Sangthan (DAKMS)- a frontal outfit of
Maoists, was carrying a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head, while
Sukhdhar was working as jan militia member, the official said.
They were mainly tasked with arranging meeting of
villagers for Naxals, putting up Maoist posters and banners,
he added. PTI COR TKP