Three Maoists arrested in Jharkhand
Ranchi: Three Maoist guerrillas were arrested in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district on Friday, police said.
The three owing allegiance to Jharkhand Prastuti Committee (JPC) were arrested during a raid in Bendi forest on a tip-off.
One AK-56 assault rifle, a pistol, magazines of AK-56 rifle and pistol ammunition, eight mobile phones, and a walkie-talkie were among the items seized from them.
Police said more than 400 cartridges were seized in Gumla district in an unrelated case.
Maoists are active in 18 of the 24 districts in the state.