Three hardcore women Maoist cadre arrested

Three hardcore women Maoist cadre, involved in several crimes, including Nayagarh armoury attack, were arrested in Orissa`s Gajapati district.

Last Updated: Feb 12, 2011, 22:34 PM IST

Parlakhemundi (Orissa): Three hardcore
women Maoist cadre, involved in several crimes, including Nayagarh armoury attack, were arrested today in Orissa`s Gajapati district.

"During combing operation by the district police, the
women cadre identified as Basanti Pattamajhi, Monita Desamajhi
alias Prami and Laxmi Pattamajhi were arrested from their
Baliganda village in Adaba police station," Superintendent of
Police Sarthak Sarangi said.
The trio, in their early 20`s, was allegedly involved
in several crimes including attack on a bus at Raipanka,
mobile tower blast at Birikot, killing of a gram rakshi at
Katama, forest beat house blast at Paniganda in Gajapati
district and Nayagarh armoury attack in 2008.
Besides, Monita and Laxmi were also involved in
torching of at least 14 vehicles used for road construction at
Pindiki and landmine blast targeting a police vehicle Andhari
Ghati in which policemen were injured.

The trio was forwarded to the court, Sarangi said.

PTI