Maoist arrested in Uttar Pradesh

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Lucknow, May 7 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Police Friday claimed to have arrested a Maoist who they said operated in various states.

Raju, 35, was nabbed from a forest area in Maoist-infested Sonbhadra district, some 300 km from Lucknow.

‘Raju had links with the gang of dreaded Munna Vishwakarma and operated in Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar and other states. Acting on a tip-off, we managed to nab Raju,’ Superintendent of Police P.P. Singh told reporters in Sonbhadra.

According to another police officer, Raju was wanted by the state police in around 10 criminal cases.

Police are interrogating Raju to gather more information about the movement of Maoists in Uttar Pradesh and its adjoining states.

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