Raipur, Dec 30 (PTI) Three lower rung Naxals were today arrested from Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district, police said. Also Read - Couple Poses With Chhattisgarh CM’s Chopper For Pre-Wedding Shoot, Driver Suspended After Pictures Go Viral

While the ultras identified as Madvi Deva (30) and Hemla Joga (25) were arrested from Chintalnar police station limits, another Muchaki Munna (28) was apprehended from Chintagufa police station area, Sukma Additional Superintendent of Police Jitendra Shukla told PTI. Also Read - After Maharashtra, 4 Other States Witness Spike in Coronavirus Cases, Centre Says All Must Follow Guidelines | Key Points

Separate joint teams of District Reserve Guard (DRG), Special Task Force (STF) and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were involved in these operations, he added. Also Read - Chhattisgarh Govt Says Won't Use Covaxin Till Phase 3 Trial is Over. Read Harsh Vardhan's Response

The arrested cadres were active as militia members of Maoists, he said.

Deva and Joga were allegedly involved in the incident of firing on a police party in the forest of Chinnabodkel villages last month. Similarly, Munna was wanted in connection with a blast to harm police team on Burkapal road in October this year, Shukla said.

The three were produced in a local court in Dantewada, which remanded them into judicial custody, he added.

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