Three Maoists arrested in Jharkhand

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Ranchi, Feb 26 (IANS) Three Maoist guerrillas were arrested in Jharkhand’s Khuti district on Monday, police said.

According to the police, the arrested guerrillas belonged to the banned Maoist organisation, People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI). Three bikes, two country-made revolvers and live cartridges were seized from them.

Acting on a tip-off that some guerrillas were planning to execute an attack, a police team raided Parezghag village in Khuti district on Monday and arrested the Maoists.

Maoist guerrillas are active in 18 of the 24 districts of Jharkhand.

–IANS

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