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Hardcore Maoist held in Gajapati

india Updated: Feb 17, 2010 15:33 IST

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A hardcore Maoist, actively involved in attacks on government property, was arrested from Orissa's Gajapati district on Wednesday, police said.

The ultra, identified as Babula Behera Dalai (29), was picked up during combing operation by the security forces in Adaba area, Superintendent of Police Sanjay Arora told reporters in Paralakhemundi.

A 'key and active member' of Bansadhara committee of the rebels, 'Babula' was involved in the attack on a forest office building and burning of a government bus besides the abduction of a girl in the Naxal-infested district, bordering Andhra Pradesh, police said.