Two PLFI militants including minor arrested in Khunti, one country gun and 25 bullets recovered

karra. Police arrested two members of the banned Naxalite organization PLFI, including a minor, with weapons from Guiu forest under Karra police station in Khunti district. From the arrested Naxalites, the police have recovered a two drain gun, 25 bullets, Naxalite form, donation receipt and a screen touch mobile. This information was given by Sub-Divisional Police Officer Om Prakash Tiwari in his office.

He said, District Superintendent of Police Ashutosh Shekhar received a tip-off that a platoon of Naxalite organization PLFI was roaming in the Guiyu forest of Karra area to carry out some incident with weapons. The squad also includes the wanted accused named in Karra police station. After verifying the information, the Superintendent of Police constituted a team and directed to take prompt action.

The team formed, taking immediate action on the matter, started raids in the Guiu forest and during this, 21-year-old Vinod Nayak and a minor, an active member of the militant squad, along with illegal firearms, bullets, PLFI form and donation receipt from Guyu forest located on Padampur Jaria Road. Arrested him. The arrested militant is a resident of Latratu Vantoli of Lapung police station area.

Sub-Divisional Police Officer Om Prakash Tiwari said that during the raid, four members of the militant squad managed to escape by taking advantage of darkness and forest. A case has been registered in this regard under sections 25(1-B) A/25(6)/26/35 Arms Act and 17 CLA Act in Karra police station. Two cases each in Karra and Lapung police stations and one each in Nagdi and Kudu police stations have been registered against the arrested militant.

A country-made two-drain gun, 25 bullets, PLFI Naxalite organization’s form and donation receipt, screen touch mobile etc. have been recovered from the arrested accused. In the raid operation, Karra police station in-charge Munna Kumar Singh, Police Sub-Inspector Nandkishore Singh, Shrikant Kumar, Sudhir Kumar along with armed forces personnel of Karra police station and Lodhma police picket were involved.

(EW Correspondent)