Two Maoists arrested with weapons in West Bengal

March 20th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS  

Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) Two suspected Maoist rebels were arrested from a village in West Bengal’s Nadia district Friday, the police said.
“Acting on a tip-off, we arrested two Maoist rebels - Sheikh Firdaus and Safikul - from Ghojadanga village near the Indo-Bangladesh border,” state police Inspector General (Law and Order) Raj Kanojia told IANS here.

“We have recovered a 9mm pistol, an improvised pistol, 13 rounds of cartridges and some important documents from them,” he said.

Nadia is more than 100 km from here.

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