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Top Maoist Shambhuji arrested in Bihar

By: Press Trust of India | Patna | Published on:August 23, 2014 6:28 pm

In a major catch a top Maoist, involved in several naxal-related incidents in Bihar, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh, was on Saturday arrested along with three accomplices, police said.

Shambhuji alias Sunil Kumar alias Lambuji, member of Special area committee of the banned outfit in Bihar, Jharkhand and Chhtisgarh, was arrested from Gandhi Maidan police station area here, a press release from the office of Senior Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj said.

Acting on a tip off, the city police netted him with three aides when he had come here to collect levy money, the release added.

The three others arrested were Sanjay Kumar, Sunil Singh and Lakshaman Yadav.

‘Shambhu ji’ was involved in brutal massacre of 16 members of TPC (Third Presentation Committee) in Jharkhand on August 8 this year, the release said.

Several cases of loot, murder and extortion have been listed against him in the three states.

A total of 25 detonators, 3 Chinese make radio sets, medicines to make someone unconscious besides Rs 25,000 were recovered from him, it said.

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