Police has arrested couple of Maoists sympathisers including a 'upmukhiya' for collecting levy for the JPC (Jharkhand Prastuti Committee), a splinter maoist outfit in the Palamu district and recovered arms and other items from their possession.
Addressing a press conference here today Palamu Sp Inderjeet Mahtha said the police had received a secret tip off regarding few people collecting levy in the name of JPC commander Vikrant Ji. A joint team of Daltonganj Town, Lesligunj and Satbarwa police stations conducted raids and arrested one Rang Bhadaur Singh from Rajhara. A gun was also recovered from his home. On the information provided by him the 'upmukhiya' of Rajhara panchayat Maoj Singh was arrested from whose possession a pistol, a mobile, uniforms and other items were recovered, the SP said adding that the duo have confessed to their crime. He said raids were on to nab the other members of the gang.UNI XC-AK BM
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