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Two suspected Maoists held near Mamata Banerjee’s house in Kolkata

Two suspected Maoists were arrested in front of Mamata Banerjee’s residence on Harish Chatterjee Street in Kalighat area of Kolkata.

kolkata Updated: Jul 24, 2017 15:42 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Kolkata
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Two suspected Maoists were arrested near West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’s house.(PTI File Photo)

Kolkata Police arrested two suspected Maoists — a man and a woman — near West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s residence at Kalighat area of Kolkata on Monday morning.

According to a senior police officer, the two were arrested in front of Banerjee’s residence on Harish Chatterjee Street.

“The suspected Maoists have said that they had come to surrender. They have surrendered the arms and ammunitions that they brought with them. We are interrogating them,” the officer said.

During initial questioning, the duo said they are connected to Maoist groups in Bagmundi.

First Published: Jul 24, 2017 15:41 IST