Top Maoist leader Dubasi Shankar arrested in Odisha
Odisha police arrested Maoist top leader Dubasi Shankar in Koraput district. The arrest news was disclosed to the media by DGP Dr Abhay Kumar. A native of Medak district in Telangana state, Shankar was nabbed by police when he was travelling on a bike with woman Maoist associate Madhavi alias Kiran. His arrest is big blow to Maoist activities in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha borders. Currently, Shankar is part of the Andhra Orissa Special Zonal Committee (AOBSZC). A bounty of Rs 20 lakh was announced on his head by Odisha police.