THE POLICE have traced a house here in which the kingpin of the Naxalites arrested in Bhopal had stayed for sometime. The police are verifying the information provided by the Naxalites during interrogation in Bhopal.
A sub-inspector of Bhopal police, accompanied by local police personnel, on Sunday traced the house at Kanchanpur under Adhartal police station where the leader of the Naxalites lived from 1996 to 1998.
Cheka Krishna alias Ramchander has reportedly told the law enforcing agencies that he had stayed in different locations under Adhartal and Gohalpur police stations here. He told Bhopal police that from Jabalpur he shifted to Indore and finally to the State capital.
Cheka Krishna, along with two other members, had installed a lathe machine and a welding device for making weapons at Kanchanpur behind a Shiva temple. Owner of this house Kishorelal Yadav (51) recognised Cheka Krishna as Chandra Mohan, son of Priya, resident of AP, when the police showed him his photograph.
Yadav told the police that Chandra Mohan fitted the machine and wielding device claiming he was supplying some iron cast to the Vehicle Factory Jabalpur (VFJ), an ordnance unit.