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Two women among three Maoists held in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Nov 18 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Police Thursday arrested three Maoists, including two women insurgents, from a forested pocket of violence-hit Dantewada district.

'The arrested Maoists had been actively involved in several attacks in Dantewada and Bijapur districts of restive Bastar region and police were looking for them for the past three years,' said S.R.P. Kalluri, Dantewada's district superintendent of police.

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Chhattisgarh Police arrests two Maoists in Dantewada

Chhattisgarh Police took into its custody two suspected Maoists with arms and ammunitions here on Thursday.

Dantewada Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) SRP Kaluri said the police had prior information about Maoists and their movements that helped them in nabbing the two Maoists in the region.

It has been reported that the police had prior information about the female Maoist cadre being unwell and staying with another Maoist named Arjun.

CRPF personnel worst hit in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, November 17: Chhattisgarh holds the dubious distinction of having witnessed the highest number of killing of CRPF personnel for the last 3 consecutive years among all Naxal-hit states.
Even in 2010, the state topped the list. Of the 126 CRPF personnel killed at the hands of Naxals in 2010, 113 deaths were reported in Chhattisgarh.

Similarly in 2009, of the 58 CRPF personnel killed, 32 were killed in the state.

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