Security forces arrest Maoist, seize explosives in Jharkhand
Security forces arrested a Maoist in Palamau district, and seized explosives in Latehar district in separate anti-Naxal operations in Jharkhand, police said. Police arrested a Maoist identified as Sudeshwar Bhuyan from a place under the jurisdiction of Manatu police station area, Superintendent of Police from Palamau, Inderjit Mahata said yesterday. The SP said Bhuyan was absconding for the last 15 years. Read more.
5 IEDs, 3 grenades, 3 bundles of cotex wire seized
Superintendent of Police from Latehar, Prashant Anand said yesterday that during an anti-Naxal operation, the security forces recovered a cache of explosives from Ranidah forest, Latehar. Five IEDs, three grenades, three bundles of cotex-wire, two bundles of electric-wire were recovered during the operation, Anand added.