Malkangiri: Police on Sunday arrested two hardcore Maoists and seized a gun and a mine
from their possession in Malkangiri district.
Superintendent of Police Anirudha Singh said the duo was spotted at Techguda jungle during a joint combing operation by the state`s elite anti-naxalite force, the
Special Operation Group and District Volunteer Force.
They belonged to Kalimela Dalam unit of the outlawed outfit and involved in a series of violence, Singh said.
"The police also recovered a directional mine from their possession," the superintendent said.
The two were identified as Linga Madkami (35) of Techguda colony and Dula Madhi (25) of Kanaguda village under Kalimela police station area, he said.