Top Maoist leader held in Ranchi

A top Maoist leader carrying a reward of Rs five lakh on his head was today arrested from an apartment here, police said.

Updated: Aug 04, 2010, 22:46 PM IST

Ranchi: A top Maoist leader carrying a reward
of Rs five lakh on his head was today arrested from an
apartment here, police said.

"Rajesh alias Uday, who is a top Maoist leader operating
in both Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh, has been
arrested. He carried a reward of Rs 5 lakh on his head," a
senior police officer said.

A woman and a man who were along with him at the time of
his arrest were being interrogated to ascertain whether they
also belonged to the CPI (Maoist), he added.

PTI