Malkangiri (Orissa): Three hardcore
Maoists were arrested in Malkangiri district even as two
senior members of Kalimela Dalam of the outlawed CPI(Maoist)
could manage to flee, the police said.
The ultras arrested from Batiguda forests in Kalimela
police station area were identified as Bhima Padiami, Deba
Madhi and Ganga Sodi of Rajolkanda gram panchayat area.
However, two senior Maoist leaders like Damodar and
Akash of Kalimela Dalam could manage to escape from the site,
Malkangiri SP Anirudha Singh said, adding that two fire arms,
some posters and dress used by Maoist cultural wing, were
The personnel of special operation group (SOG) and
District Voluntary Force (DVF) nabbed the trio during a
combing operation inside the jungle, SP said.