Naxalites attack jail in Dantewada, secure release of 303 inmates

December 16th, 2007 - 7:49 pm ICT by admin  

Raipur, Dec 16 (ANI): In a major blow to the security system in Chhattisgarh, the Naxalites today attacked a jail in Dantewada and freed 303 inmates of which 40 were Maoist leaders.
There were 377 inmates in the jail.
They also looted over a dozen guns and huge cache of ammunitions.
State Home Minister Ramvichar Netam reportedly admitted that the incident took place due to laxity in security system. (ANI)

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