Bihar and Bokaro Police conducted a joint raid in a house in Sector 12A Bokaro Steel City and recovered laptops, Naxal literature and other incriminating evidence. On Friday, independent journalist Rupesh Kumar Singh along with his two associates Mithilesh Kumar and Mohammad Kalam were arrested by Bihar Police in Bhagalpur’s Dobhi region.
As per reports, on Friday, the trio was arrested and huge quantity of explosives and Naxal literature was recovered from their car when they were on their way to Chhakarbandha. As per the police, they were on their way to deliver the explosives to the Naxals. 15 bundles of detonators and 32 gelatin rods were recovered.
As per DCP Ravish Kumar, Rupesh who was arrested along with Mithilesh Kumar and the driver Mohammad Kalam were all residents of Ramgadh (Jharkhand). The Police had information that Rupesh was delivering explosives for his organisation Maoist Communist Centre(MCC) which eventually merged into Communist Party of India (Maoist). The Police increased the security and upon checking the vehicle, found explosives in the car. As per Police, Rupesh confessed working for MCC. He was also an Editor of a magazine ‘Lal Singh Mati’ published in Jharkhand.