Security forces recovered and defused four IEDs from within the Hariharganj police station of Palamu district.
Constable Shiv Kumar Sidar was killed on October 18 when he was on his way for treatment
The Maoists had earlier shot village leader G Sanjiv Rao last week.
The BBC had quoted a Maoist spokesperson after sister Valsa’s murder claiming responsibility for the killing.
Arun Bhelke was nabbed from Kasewadi.
He also said “successive governments and industries have cheated tribals, that caused resentment among them.
The militants also set ablaze a motorcycle and a four-wheeler before dispersing, the police officer added.
Interrogation report of top Maoist reveals how rebels extort contractors in Orissa.
This was the second major attack in the Santhal Pargana – previously considered resistant to the growth of Maoists – in under a year.
Jharkhand has seen all eight most vulnerable ‘Category A’ districts voting without any deaths.
Palamu remembers what Kameshwar Baitha did for it — until he became an MP.
The MHA had already issued an alert to Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Orissa and Andhra Pradesh on the basis of the documents seized at a Maoist hideout in February.
V.D. Ram was Jharkhand’s DGP even as Baitha was housed in four jails when Parliament sessions were on.
In addition, they rob banks and public and private properties to augment their finances.
He lived a peaceful life outside until 1997, and was re-inducted “after party duly examined his conduct”.