This Article is From Aug 01, 2020

Two Maoists Wanted For Murdering Cops Arrested In Chhattisgarh

Security forces have intensified patrolling in Bastar division, comprising Bastar, Kanker, Kondagaon, Narayanpur, Dantewada, Bijapur and Sukma districts

Two Maoists Wanted For Murdering Cops Arrested In Chhattisgarh

One accused was wanted for murdering a police official and looting his AK-47 rifle: Police

Bijapur:

Two Maoists were arrested from separate places in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Saturday, police said.

Mahesh Yadav (32) was kidnapped from Tindodi village under Bhairamgarh police station limits and Manku Modiyam (32) from Chilnar village under Bijapur police station area, an official said.

Yadav was involved in the killing of policeman Somaru Poyam and injuring his parents at their house in Matwada village on July 1, he said.

"Modiyam was wanted for murdering a police official and looting his AK-47 rifle in Pamalwaya area in Bijapur in 2011," he said.

Security forces have intensified patrolling in Bastar division, comprising Bastar, Kanker, Kondagaon, Narayanpur, Dantewada, Bijapur and Sukma districts, in view of "martyrs week" being observed by the ultras from July 28 to August 3.