Five held for gang-rape of teen girl in Nagpur

RAIPUR: Three Naxals, who were allegedly involved in triggering an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in February, have been arrested from Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur district, police said on Tuesday.

The ultras Lakhuram Korram (30), Massu Usendi (21) and Koye Ram Usendi (30) were apprehended on Monday from different villages under Kukrajhor police station area, where a joint team of security personnel were out on an area domination operation, an official said.

The operation involving personnel of the District Reserve Guard (DRG) and district police was launched on Sunday, he said.

During interrogation, the trio admitted to their involvement in the IED blast near Akabeda Nednar square (Narayanpur) on February 24, in which a jawan from the Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) was injured, he said.