Hardcore Maoist Jayram Khila arrested in Odisha

Koraput: In a major breakthrough, police arrested hardcore Maoist Jayram Khila from Talakandapali village under Padua Police limits of Koraput district today. Khila was the member of Nandapur area committee of the outlawed group.

Speaking about the arrest, Koraput Superintendent of Police (SP) Kanwar Vishal Singh informed that Khila was involved in several criminal cases including the murders of Hatibari sarpanch, Jagannath Khara, TDP MLA from Araku in Andhra Pradesh, Kidari Sarvewara Rao and the former legislator of the same constituency, Siveri Soma.

A team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) will arrive here and take Khila on a remand to interrogate as we have intimated the central agency about his arrest and involvement in the murder of TDP leaders, added the SP.