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Woman naxal arrested from Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh

Press Trust of India  |  Raipur 

A woman naxal, carrying a reward of Rs 2 lakh on her head, was today arrested from Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Dantewada district, police said today.

The cadre identified as Sukki Muchaki (23), who was active as a member of military platoon no 26 of maoist, was apprehended from Katekalyan police station area, Station House Officer (SHO) Katekalyan Vijay Patel told PTI.

Based on specific inputs, a joint team of (CRPF) and district force was out on a search operation in the forests of Katekalyan, located around 400 kms from here, he said.

The woman naxal was held while the patrolling team was cordoning off a forested hill between Chikpal and Munga villages, the SHO said.

Muchaki was allegedly involved in the attack on a police party in Jongeras village of Sukma district on June 6 this year.

Besides, she was wanted in several other naxal incidents including attacks on police party, triggering blasts and others, in Katekalyan and Darbha (Bastar) area, he said.

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First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 20:57 IST