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Two women among three Naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh


Raipur:Three Naxals, two of them women, were arrested from separate locations in Chhattisgarh, police officials said today.

The women Naxals – Ramvati (25) and Shyamvati (26) – were apprehended from Baramkela Police Station area of Raigarh district yesterday, Additional Superintendent of Police U B S Chauhan said.

The duo, residents of Kanker district, was part of the group that attacked a police team in Karamal area of the district in 2011. No casualty was reported in the attack, he said.

Ramvati and Shyamvati were produced before Judicial Magistrate First Class at Sarangarh Ashok Kumar Lal, who sent them to jail. The two face charges like sedition and instigating people against the state administration.

The third Maoist, Dukaal Singh Watti, was nabbed in Kanker district today. The 38-year-old was apprehended when he was visiting a weekly market in Amabeda area, about 125km from the state capital Raipur, Kanker district officials told PTI by phone.

He is facing cases related to dacoity, attempt to murder and taking part in Maoist activities, they said.

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