Four Maoists allegedly involved in the killing of a person and other offensive were arrested in Orissa's Keonjhar district on Thursday, police said.
The rebels were arrested in course of investigation into the killing of one Durga Devgan (50) of Khajuria Pancham village on June 22.
The police was searching for the killers who turned out to be maoist ultras.
The arrested maoist cadres also belonged to the same village as the victim, police said adding that they were identified as Jinjhada Purti, Madara Pingua, Singa Purti and Doka Hembram.
The accused persons, also involved in other offences in the area, were taken to district police headquarters for interrogation.