According to police, the arrested naxals were identified as Kartam Hunga (21) and Awlam Podia (19). The duo was nabbed from Awapalli police station area. A joint team of Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) 204th battalion, District Reserve Guard (DRG) and District Force (DF) undertaking anti-naxal exercise spotted the duo digging road in the forest and rounded up. From their possession, security personnel have recovered a tiffin bomb weighing around 3kg, electric wire and other stuffs.
On being subjected to interrogation, the duo admitted of planting IEDs and also revealed themselves as expert in planting IEDs and assembling bombs.
TWO ultras held in Bijapur
Raipur, 02/11/17:Two ultras, who were expert in planting Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and assembling bombs, were arrested by security personnel in worst Maoists-hit Bijapur district on Thursday, police said.