Senior Maoist leader held in Kolkata

A senior Maoist leader was arrested from the city`s Charumarket area, police said.

Updated: Aug 02, 2013, 22:12 PM IST

Kolkata: A senior Maoist leader was arrested on Friday from the city`s Charumarket area, police said.

Jaita Das, a senior city committee member of CPI Maoist was arrested by the police following a tip off, police said.

Several documents were seized from his possession, they said.

According to unofficial sources, Das had participated in a rally against the Kamduni rape and murder case in Kamduni last month.

He is an alumni of Kolkata`s Jadavpur university.

PTI