Orissa Maoist involved in two murders heldAugust 14th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (IANS) A Maoist leader was arrested Saturday in Orissa’s Rayagada district for his alleged role in at least seven crimes, including two murders, police said.
Fortytwo-year-old Arila Kumbaka was arrested from Chandrapur area of the district, Superintendent of Police Anoop Krishna told IANS.
“He was a Naxal militia commander of the Bansdhara division of the banned Communist Party of India-Maoist,” he said.
Kumbaka was also involved in several crimes in Rayagada and neighbouring Gajapati and Kandhamal districts.
On Aug 9, 2009, he was involved in the murder of two civilians - Sibasankar Sabar and Bibhisan Bebhor - in Chandrapur area of Rayagada district, some 390 km from state capital Bhubaneswar.
He has also played a role in rebel attacks on police posts, mobile phone towers and traders in the region, Krishna said.
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