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Rakeshwar Singh Manhas released by Maoists after days of captivity

Last Updated on April 8, 2021 at 6:59 pm

Rakeshwar Singh Manhas, a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) commando who went missing during a deadly encounter in Chhattisgarh last week, was released after five days in Maoist captivity, officials aware of the development said on Thursday.

Rakeshwar is seen sitting on the back seat of the bike

According to a police official Rakeshwar was released in the presence of a social worker identified as Dharampal Saini, Gondwana Samaj chief Gelam Boraiya and many villagers.

Sources said Manhas was brought to a camp where he underwent health checkups.