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Maoist area commanders held in Jharkhand

Press Trust of India  |  Chatra (Jharkhand) 

Two self-styled area commanders of ultra outfit Trutiya Sammelan Prastuti Committee (TSPC) were arrested from Chatra district with arms and ammunition today.

Superintendent of Police Anjani Jha said that the arrests were made from Piri jungle under Simaria police station area after security personnel conducted a raid following a tip off.


The arrested self-styled area commanders were identified as Rajesh alias Bandhan Ganju and Hira Ganju,

Seven firearms and over 400 rounds of ammunition were recovered from their possession.

Mobile phones and Rs 56,710 in were also seized from them, Jha said.

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First Published: Tue, March 14 2017. 23:07 IST
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