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Naxal conduit providing medical aid to cadres arrested in Raipur
Continuing its drive to weaken the urban network of Maoists, Chhattisgarh police have arrested from Raipur another naxal conduit who was providing medical aid to the cadres as a registered medical practitioner. Shatrughan Manilal Vaishnav alias Bhola Doctor (40), a native of Bande police station area of Kanker district in North Bastar, was nabbed from Pachpedi Naka area in the state capital last evening, a senior police official said. The accused had been associated with hardcore naxals since 2000, the official added.
After his interrogation, it came to light that he has connection with top Maoist cadres of Bastar and Gadchiroli. According to the official, the conduit, working as a doctor, was allegedly ensuring medical facilities to Maoists, and also involved in arranging treatment facilities for the injured cadres at the hospitals in urban areas. Vaishnav was also engaged in procuring explosives, arms, medicines, uniforms and other items of daily use.
Moreover, he also played a vital role in arranging meetings of contractors, businessmen, transporters with Maoists in restive pockets of Bastar region. Vaishnav was also associated with Babulal Sharma and Tarak Kundu, who were arrested few months back in Raipur, and extorted money from Tendu leaves contractors for Maoists. Notably, Sharma and Kundu were arrested in Raipur’s Shankar Nagar area alongwith detonators and material used to prepare explosives in August last year. Around 17 naxal conduits had been arrested from different locations of the state in the past two months, he said.