Suspected Maoist linkman arrested
A suspected Maoist linkman was arrested on Tuesday in West Bengal's Bankura district, police said.Updated: Aug 17, 2010 20:01 IST
A suspected Maoist linkman was arrested on Tuesday in West Bengal's Bankura district, police said.
"Sukhdeb Hembram was arrested from Sarenga police station area following a tip-off. He is a resident of Keshia village near Goaltore of West Midnapore district and known to be a Maoist sympathiser," Bankura Superintendent of Police Pranav Kumar said.
A senior police officer said: "Neither arms nor Maoists posters were found from him. Moreover not a single case was registered against him."
However, Pranav Kumar said: "We are carrying out an investigation to see whether he is accused in any case or unlawful activity."
The ultra Left rebels are active in three western districts of the state - West Midnapore, Bankura and Purulia.
First Published: Aug 17, 2010 20:00 IST