Two Maoists arrested, naxalite literature seized

Two Maoists, a father-son duo, allegedly involved in several offences, were arrested and huge quantity of naxalite literature recovered from them in Orissa`s Kandhamal district, police said.

Last Updated: May 18, 2011, 21:35 PM IST

Phulbani (Orissa): Two Maoists, a
father-son duo, allegedly involved in several offences, were
arrested and huge quantity of naxalite literature recovered
from them in Orissa`s Kandhamal district on Wednesday, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, police raided the house of the
the accused at Ranabakarada and picked up the duo, identified
as Ramesh Nayak (42) and his son Jitendra (2), IIC of Raikia
police station R N Barik said.
Several Maoist literature including posters, leaflets
and pamphlets were seized from the house during the raid.

During interrogation, both admitted their involvement
in an attack on a forest range office at Barba in Raikia area
in February, 2009, Barik said adding they were also involved
in critically injuring a chowkidar in the area last year.
The two were forwarded to the court which sent them on
jail remand.

PTI