A joint team of BSF and state police today arrested 12 suspected Maoists and seized their weapons from Koilibeda area of Kanker district of Chhattisgarh.
The Maoists belong to Panidobir 'dalam' (unit) and is allegedly led by Ram Singh who along with his assistant Darsu
has also been apprehended, sources said.
The Naxalites were arrested by a patrol party of the 163 battalion of BSF and state police, they said.
The dalam was responsible for destroying many school buildings in Koilibeda, Tadoki and Raoghat regions of the
area, they said.