Medininagar (Jharkhand): A supporter of a banned left wing extremist outfit has been arrested from a village in Palamau district of Jharkhand, a police officer said Monday.
Two supporters of the ‘Tritiya Prastuti Committee’ (TPC), a breakaway faction of the CPI(Maoists), however, managed to escape during the police raid at Pokhra village Sunday.
According to Superintendent of Police Indrajeet Mahatha, members of a special police team raided the village on the basis of a tip-off and arrested the TPC supporter identified as Sambhu Paswan.
Mahatha said that the three persons had taken shelter in Paswan’s house.
The police team recovered one rifle and six live cartridges from the house, he said.