Four naxals involved in planting pressure bomb held in C'garh

Four naxals were arrested today during a joint operation by security forces in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district, police said.

The lower-rung cadres were apprehended from Chintalnar police station area when a team of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and district force was out on a search operation, Sukma Superintendent of Police Abhishek Meena told PTI.

The arrested naxals were identified as Vetti Pojja (22), Madkam Linga (25), Madvi Deva (26) and Madvi Hadma (23), all active as janmilitia members of Maoists, he said.

They were allegedly involved in planting a pressure bomb to target a police patrolling team near Morpalli village in the district on December 12 last year, the SP said adding that a police jawan had got injured in the pressure bomb blast then.

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