Suspected Naxalite commander arrested from Noida

A major attack in Delhi and NCR has been averted with the arrest, police claimed, adding six weapons were seized from their possession.

By: PTI | Noida | Updated: October 16, 2016 2:06 pm
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An alleged Naxalite commander, carrying a reward of Rs 5 lakh, has been arrested along with five accomplices from an apartment in Sector 49 here, police said on Sunday.

Pradeep Singh Kharwar from Bariyatu village in Jharkhand’s Latehar district was last night arrested during a joint operation by the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) and intelligence agencies.

The alleged area commander was hiding in Noida since February 2012. He carried a reward of Rs 5 lakh on his arrest, they said.

A major attack in Delhi and NCR has been averted with the arrest, police claimed, adding six weapons were seized from their possession.

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