Police drive against naxals got a boost as they arrested another Maoist near Rengra School in Tonto, West Singhbhum.
Chaibasa: In a significant success in its drive against Maoist outfits, the West Singhbhum police have arrested a Maoist in Tonto area.
Based on a tip-off received by the SP, the police arrested a person as soon as he disembarked from a bus near Rengra School in Tonto.
On search, the police found naxal banner, battery, tarpaulin, sellotape, mobile phone, objectionable posters, deposit slips along with Rs. 35,300 in cash.
The police have identified the arrested person as 22-year-old G Koda.
The police team that arrested the Maoist included Inspector Ravi Narayan Jha, Havildar Dilip Soren, Arbind Kujur, Ganesh Prasad, Lalit K Bada and Pancham Minj.
Last Tuesday too, Chaibasa police of West Singhbhum district had arrested two Maoist members on the basis of a tip-off from Jhampura Bazar area of Sonua.
The Maoist members arrested on Tuesday include D Hembram, a resident of Mundari village under Sonua police station area, and K Boipai alias B Boipai, a resident of Goilkera Narsanda.
After interrogating both the accused, the police had sent them to judicial custody.