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Five Maoists held in Chhattisgarh

Five Maoists held

In a setback to the rebels, police and security forces have arrested five ultras, one of them a proclaimed offender, in the Bhanupratappur area of strife-ridden Chhattisgarh. Acting on a tip-off, police and personnel from India's Border Security Force conducted a daring joint search operation and arrested the rebels during a raid at their hideout. Briefing the mediapersons, the Sub Divisional Officer of Bhanupratappur Police Station disclosed that one of the arrested persons is a dreaded ultra who was wanted in a string of criminal cases.