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Six Naxals held in Chhattisgarh

Six Naxals have been arrested during separate search operations in the insurgency-hit areas of Chhattisgarh, police said on Wednesday. Five rebels were held from restive Nibra forests under Rowghat police station limits of Kanker district last evening, Kanker superintendent of police RN Dash told PTI. A joint squad of Border Security Force (BSF) and District Force was on a combing operation in the region, located around 250 kms away from the state capital, when they rounded up the rebels, he said.

Those held have been identified as Baijnath Salaam (55), Ghasiya Rama Kumeti (58), Satau Ram Nuruti (33), Somaru Ram (52) and Lallu Ram (24), the SP said, adding that they are wanted in several incidents of crime in the region. Agencies

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