Top Maoist arrested in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar:  The Intelligence wing of the state arrested a top Maoist in the capital on Thursday.

The Maoist identified as Sudarshan  Mandal alias Sudhakar, a . He is also reported to be a close aide of top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda.

Mandal has been taken to Arjipali marine station for further interrogation.  Several cases were registered against Mandal for attacking police stations, murder, burning of vehicles and providing Maoists with medicines, food, etc.