anti-maoist-operationBhubaneswar: A Maoist cadre identified as D. Saikrishna was arrested in Nabrangpur district in Odisha on Monday, police sources said.

D. Saikrishna, who originally hails from Raighar area was arrested following an intelligence input.

The Maoist leader was working with the Mainpur division of outlawed CPI (Maoist) organisation of adjoining Chhattisgarh.

As many as eight walkie talkies were seized from him.

Meanwhile, combing operation and patrolling has been intensified in the area after the incident.

Source: 360 NS