Cadre Maoist arrested in Rourkela

Rourkela: A day after arresting a wanted woman Maoist, the police today held a cadre extremist from Lathikata area on the outskirts of the city.

Police sources said, two guns, 10 live bullets and a sword have been seized from his possession.

Yesterday, acting on a tip-off, police raided an area and caught Sobha alias Budhuni Munda.

Sobha, who had a non-bailable warrant against her name, was a member of the CPI-Maoist Central Committee. She was managing the women wing of the Maoist outfit. She was arrested by the Jharkhand police in 2006 and was later lodged in the Bokaro jail.

Police said, after the bail grant, she was on the way to Lathikata.