Raipur: Eight Naxals have been arrested in Chhattisgarh in two separate operations, police said on Monday. A joint team of Bijapur police and Chhattisgarh Armed Forces nabbed Kalmumi Minoo alias Manoj near Ghudsakal village, SP Prashant Agrawal said.

Explosives and ten detonators were seized from Minoo, who was carrying a reward of Rs 28,000 on his head, the SP said. In another combing operation, four Naxals Chapa Naraiyya, Vacham Ramaiyya, Talandi Pavarao and Matti Sukhram were arrested from the jungles of Kottaguda and Kamlapalli in Bijapur district.

In Etebalka village of Kanker district, police arrested three more Maoists, Santosh Kumar Anchala (25), Birsingh Anchala (38) and Baisakhu Ram (35).

Kanker SP Rahul Bhagat said that they were accused of ambushing a police team near Etebalka on July 21, 2010.


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