Lohardaga, May 5 (ANI): Police officials arrested a suspected Maoist on Thursday who got injured during an ambush in Jharkhand's Lohardaga district recently.
Anil Kumar Jha, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Lohardaga district, said the suspected Maoist was brought to the hospital two days after the ambush, which raised suspicion.
"It is matter of suspicion that is why they are under investigation. And only after finding proper facts, we would take any action," said Jha.
Eleven security officials, including seven from the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and four from the police were killed, and more than 20 others injured when they were trapped in a Maoist ambush on Tuesday.
The Maoists had planted several landmines to ambush the patrolling security forces, who were returning from Urumuru village in the district.
The first encounter took place between two battalions of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Maoists at two spots in Balthrwa jungle of the Jhumra hill of Bokaro district, in which CRPF Assistant Commandant J P Yadav was injured.
The second incident took place at Dhardhariya village in Lohardaga district, where the ultras opened fire on the security personnel after triggering a long land mine blast. (ANI)
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