Khunti (Jharkhand), Jan 25 (PTI) Two Maoists of the People s Liberation Front of India (PLFI) were arrested with firearms by the security personnel from Banabira-Udikel Jungle of Khunti district, police today said. Also Read - Jharkhand: 1 Lynched, 2 Injured After Mob Attacks Them Over Cow Slaughter

A raid team comprising district armed police and CRPF was constituted after the Superintendent of Police Ashwini Kumar Singh was tipped off that a group of PLFI gathered in the jungle to commit a crime late last night. Also Read - Amit Shah's Election Rallies in Jharkhand Cancelled Due to Cyclone Fani

Accordingly, the team rushed to the spot and arrested Ruben Topno and Kamal Lohra, both residents under Rania police station limit of the district, Sinha said adding that a double barrel gun and two live cartridges have been recovered from their possession. Also Read - Lok Sabha Elections 2019: All You Need to Know About Kodarma, Ranchi, Khunti And Hazaribagh Seats in Jharkhand

Two cases against them have been registered including murder, Sinha added.

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