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Top Jharkhand Maoist Leader Arrested in Assam

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Guwahati, December 6 : A top Jharkhand maoist leader was apprehended by police in Assam's Sonitpur district on Thursday, police said.

Maoist Zonal commander of Jharkhand Amrit Kharwal alias Anandji was arrested along with his brother-in-law at Tezpur.

Acting on a tip-off, police had launched a search operation and arrested the top maoist leader.

"We were informed from our intelligence report, that 34 year-old Anandji was staying in a hotel Jironi Lodge and launched the operation," Sonitpur district additional superintendent of police, P. K. Nath said.

"We also picked up 24 year-old Anil Singh, brother-in-law of Anandji and a former employee of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited though his involvement with the outfit," police said.

Amrit Kharwal Anandji, the maoist zonal commander of Latehar, Garwah and Palamau districts of Jharkhand, had joined the outfit in 2002.

18 cases have been registered against Anandji in Jharkhand and Jharkhand police announced Rs 5 lakh cash reward on his head.

Police interrogated the arrested maoist leader to collect more information about the present activities of the outfit in Assam.

"The nabbed maoist leader arrived in Assam to set up an organizational base in the northern part of the state," a top police official said.

Maoists have continued a recruitment drive in a number of districts in the Upper Assam area.

Recently, the union minister Jairam Ramesh said during his visit to Assam, that two districts of Upper Assam, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia, are likely to be entered in the list of left wing extremism (LWE) affected areas soon.

Hemanta Kumar Nath reports on local news in Assam, the north east Indian state. Read more stories by Hemanta Kumar Nath. Contact him through NewsBlaze.

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