Two hardcore Naxals were arrested along with arms and explosives in a joint operation with CRPF in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, police said on Sunday.

Sukhdev Yeshu Tumroti (31) and Shankar Parad Gawade (30) were nabbed from Pomke village on Saturday by police and CRPF personnel, they said.

Twenty kilos of explosives, six 12 bore rifles, one country-made pistol and over a dozen cartridges, among other things, were seized from the duo, police said.

Both were produced before a local court which sent them in seven-day police remand.