Nine Maoists – five of whom were allegedly involved in an IED attack on police last month – were arrested from separate places in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh’s Bastar division on Wednesday.
While five Maoists were caught in Farsegarh, four were apprehended in the forests of Madded, police said.
During questioning, the Farsegarh group admitted to triggering the May 15 IED blast in which a passing police car was wrecked, but an inspector and a constable escaped.

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