Two red rebels arrested in Malkangiri
Acting on tip off, police raided a camp in Teckguda forest and nabbed them. However, rest of the rebels managed to flee from the camp. The police have seized a claymore mine and a rifle from them.
Within the past three years Madkami and Majhi were active in much Maoist mayhem in Kalimela area, police informed.
Meanwhile, rebels have called a three-day strike in Raighar block in Nabrangpur. The Maoists in the wake of the strike have blocked Raighar-Kundei road by felling trees thereby disrupting vehicular movement.
The locals fearing the rebels are using a different route for communication and transportation purpose. However, police is ready to tackle any kind of untoward situation in the area, IIC Ramkrushna Pati said.
Earlier, in a Maoist attack the rebels had blew up the Kundei police station here.