Bhubaneswar, Sep 22:
A Maoist identified as Mukia Munda was apprehended in a joint operation by CRPF and state police forces in Mahur and Chandiposh areas in Sundargarh district, police said today.
Four Naxal sympathisers were held in Saraiya area of Kaimur district of Bihar, a senior officer said.
In another crackdown, CRPF troops recovered a 1.5 kg Improvised Explosive Device (IED) and a pistol in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, he said. (PTI)