Wanted Maoist arrested in Narayanpatna

Koraput: A Maoist wanted for murder and other crimes was arrested during an operation in Koraput district this evening. A team of Special Operations personnel spotted the Maoist Kesab Bhimadika on the outskirts of Narayanpatna and nabbed him, police said.

"He is wanted in five cases, including three murders, under Narayanpatna police limits. He was also involved in attacking the Narayanpatna police station in 2009," Koraput Superintendent of Police, Awinash Kumar said. Police said Kesab had joined the Maoist organization five years ago and was with the Andhra-Odisha Border Special Zonal Committee of the Maoists.