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Maoist woman member arrested

india Updated: Jan 15, 2010 15:50 IST
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A woman claiming to be the wife of a top ranking Maoist leader was arrested in Bhubaneswar on Friday, police said.

Acting on a tip-off that the general secretary of Orissa unit of CPI(Maoist) was hiding at a house in Balianata on the outskirts of the city, police and anti-naxal Special Operation Group (SOG) conducted a joint raid and arrested the woman, identified as Saswati alias Mili.

A large number of documents, leaflets, Maoist literature and a laptop were seized from the woman, who was whisked away to an undisclosed place immediately after her arrest for interrogation.

During interrogation the woman revealed vital information on Maoist activities in Orissa and the neighbouring states they added.

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