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A local court has convicted four Maoists and sentenced them to ten years of rigorous imprisonment with a fine of Rs 25,000 each.

Bokaro District Sessions Court Judge Satya Prakash Sinha awarded the sentence to Pradeep Jain,Daso Manjhi,Jitu Singh and Kundan Singh.They were held guilty under various Sections of the Indian Penal Code.

On a tip off on August 12,2007,these Maoists were arrested by a police team from near Naya More in Bokaro and recovered Rs 66,000 cash,in addition to Maoist literature,arms and ammunitions including catridges of the AK-47 assault rifle.

All these Maoists who hailed from Giridih’s Madhuvan,a place of pilgrimage for the Jains,can move the Jharkhand High Court against the court’s verdict.


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