Four Maoists arrested, bomb-making factory unearthed in Jharkhand
Ranchi March 13 (IANS) Four Maoist guerrillas were arrested on Tuesday and a small bomb-making factory unearthed in two separate cases in Jharkhand police said.
Police and the Central Reserve Police Force personnel arrested the four ultras -- Deepak Jogindra Chotu and Urmila -- in a joint operation in Palamu district.
The bomb-making factory was unearthed in Pirtand forest in Giridih district on the basis of information given by arrested Maoist commander Sunil Manjhi who is in a six-day police remand.
Police seized 103 improvised explosive devices a lathe syringes explosives and chemicals.
Maoists are active in 18 of the 24 districts of the state.