New Delhi/Bhubaneswar, Aug 5 IANS | 1 year ago

A suspected Naxalite was apprehended by the Border Security Force (BSF) along with arms and ammunition in Malkangiri area of Odisha, a BSF official said.


Machilingam, resident of Vishakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, was apprehended by BSF's 61 Battalion troopers during a special operation.

"The suspected Naxal was apprehended during a special operation launched by BSF troopers Aug 3-4 at Diga Janbhai area in Malkangiri. The force recovered six country made guns, one assembled rifle butt and 400 grams ofiron balls from him," BSF spokesperson Tirtha Acharya told IANS.

(Posted on 06-08-2013)