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7 suspected Maoists arrested in Mumbai by ATS


Mumbai: The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) of the Maharashtra Police has arrested seven suspected Maoists, working for the Golden Corridor Committee, formed to spread their ideology in Maharashtra and Gujarat, officials said. According to an official, the arrests were made after raids were conducted in the eastern suburbs of the city late last night.

Banners related to the Bhima-Koregaon event held recently to mark the 200th anniversary of the Bhima-Koregaon battle in Pune district were seized from two of the accused, sources said. Violence had broken out during the Bhima-Koregaon battle's 200th anniversary celebrations.

According to sources, the ATS will probe if the arrested accused were involved in the violence in Mumbai and suburbs.

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