Close aides of Kishenji held

  • PTI, Kolkata
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  • Updated: Jan 07, 2010 23:30 IST

Three persons, allegedly aides of Maoist leader Kishenji, were arrested on Thursday with 17 others in Salbani near Lalgarh, police said.

“Gopal Mahato, Haripal Mahato alias Bhupeswar and Malik Mahato alias Joker, who are confidantes of Kishenji, have been arrested in a raid at Lakhanpur village. They are accused of several killings and arson in the district,” Superintendent of Police, Manoj Verma said.

They were produced in a court that sent them to 14 days police custody.

 

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