On Friday Ahmedabad Crime Branch arrested a zonal committee commander of Naxal outfit near Gita Mandir. The naxalite named Suhag Paswan belongs to Muzzafarpur in Bihar. He has20 cases of serious offences such as dacoity, murders, extortion, landmine blasts, etc. According to sources he was in state for four months and wanted to set-up his outfit base in Gujarat. He was wanted for over one year. He is also accused of blowing up police vehicle in which a sub-inspector and two constables were killed in Bihar. Cops of Special Task Force of Bihar were in Gujarat to nab the naxalite ever since his location was traced to Vadodara.
Crime Branch Assistant Commissioner of Police Nirlipt Rai said Paswan had travelled extensively through Patan, Kutch, Vadodara and Ahmedabad, to set up operations in the state. He was working as a labour contractor at Radhanpur in Patan district, and had been in Gujarat for the last four months.