3 women Maoist cadres arrested in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Police today arrested three women Maoist cadres after launching an operation in Tulasi hills of Malkangiri district.

On a tip off about the naxal camp in the hills, a special team of police comprising SOG and DVF jawans led by Malkangiri SP Gagmohan Meena raided the area and nabbed three women cadres while some others managed to escape.

“The arrested naxals have been identified as Jogi Kabasi who was the area commander and Jamali Kurami and Idme Mandabi who are the committee members. They were active in Kangerghati area committee”, SP Jagamohan Meena said.

All three extremists have been forwarded to court, the SP added.

Kabasi was carrying Rs 4 lakh cash reward on her head while it was Rs 1 lakh each for other two.