Three Maoists were arrested for attacks on security personnel in the forest areas of Chintalwada in Orissa. This arrest follows just a day after 8 Maoists were killed in the neighbouring state of West Bengal.
The rebels, identified as Budura Padiami, Irma Kabasi and Sarat Behera were involved in several attacks on security personnel including one at Mariwada, he said. They were also involved in an attack on a power house at Balimela and violence during the general elections last year, police said.—ANI
Labelled as the biggest internal security threat, Maoist have been raging a bloody war against the Indian government for years, killing hundreds in the process.
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