Maoist supporter arrested

An alleged Maoist supporter was arrested from the Goudagotha area in Ganjam district of Odisha, the police said today. Some Maoist posters were seized from Siladakhya alias Abraham Singh (30), who was nabbed from the area under Badagada police limit yesterday, inspector-in-charge, Badagada Bibekananda Swain.

Singh, who hails from Balinala village near Badagada, was allegedly involved in the destruction of mobile towers at Goudagotha and Baroada villages on January 4, 2012, he said. At least three mobile towers belonging to different telecom companies were burnt by Maoists at the villages. During interrogation, it was found that Singh was a militia member of the outlawed outfit for last couple of years, the police said.

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