Naxalite held, landmines recovered in Jharkhand | india | Hindustan Times
Today in New Delhi, India
Apr 26, 2017-Wednesday
-°C
New Delhi
  • Humidity
    -
  • Wind
    -

Naxalite held, landmines recovered in Jharkhand

A hardcore Maoist was arrested and three landmines were recovered today from different areas of Jharkhand, where the five-phased assembly polls are currently underway, police said.

india Updated: Dec 10, 2009 19:02 IST

A hardcore Maoist was arrested and three landmines were recovered on Thursday from different areas of Jharkhand, where the five-phased assembly polls are currently underway, police said.

The Maoist, identified as Joseph, was arrested from a village in Gumla district during a combing operation by CRPF personnel, they said, adding he was an expert in making IEDs.

In a separate incident, security personnel recovered three powerful landmines from Bidir village of Latehar district, which were later defused.

Is Your Couch Making You Cough?
Promotional Feature