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Two Maoists arrested after gunfight

Two Maoist guerrillas were arrested after a gunbattle in Jharkhand's Palamau district, police said.

india Updated: Oct 18, 2010 12:39 IST

Two Maoist guerrillas were arrested after a gunbattle in Jharkhand's Palamau district on Monday, police said.

The gun battle between police and Jharkhand Prastuti Committee (JPC), a Maoist front, took place near Chaudhasa village in Palamau, around 180 km from Ranchi.

JPC leader Girivar Chaudhary and another Maoist rebel, Vijay, were arrested. Two rifles, live cartridges and and some incriminating documents were seized from them.