Woman Maoist arrested by police


Bolangir: A woman Maoist was arrested by Odisha police while her associate who was detained by the police committed suicide.

The arrested Maoist has been identified as Nirmala and was on her way to Chattishgarh for treatment. She was arrested during a joint operation of Odisha police and CRPF.

She has been an accused in several crimes including murders and was also suspected of monitoring the Maoist movement in Bolangir district. Her companion allegedly committed suicide in the police barracks.