Patna: A professor at the Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University, also known as Bhagalpur University, has been arrested on suspected Maoist links On Sunday. Bihar Police have arrested Dr. Bilakshan Ravidas, who is also proctor of the University.
Dr. Ravidas is a noted Dalit scholar and has also contested elections as an independent. According to sources, it emerged that the Maoist who were arrested on Saturday took his name. It is also learnt that the professor was involved in Maoist activities in the area.
The investigations are on in the case and the police are probing the Maoist angle to ascertain the truth.