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Three Maoists arrested in Jharkhand

IANS  |  Ranchi 

Three Maoist guerrillas were arrested in Jharkhand's district on Friday, police said.

The three owing allegiance to Prastuti Committee (JPC) were arrested during a raid in on a tip-off.

One AK-56 assault rifle, a pistol, magazines of AK-56 rifle and pistol ammunition, eight mobile phones, and a walkie-talkie were among the items seized from them.

Police said more than 400 cartridges were seized in district in an unrelated case.

Maoists are active in 18 of the 24 districts in the state.

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 17:44 IST
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