Maoist ultra arrested at Midnapore

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Jhargram, May 04 (UNI) A noted Maoist ultra, operating in the Belpahari region of West Midnapore, was arrested from the Banspahari forest area.

West Midnapore SP R Rajshekharan said here today that acting on a tip-off, a police contingent surrounded the forest and arrested Mangal Mura (25) last night.

He was involved in executing a bomb explosion at Kankrajhore Forest Bungalow in December, 2004, the SP said.

Incidentally, Mangal's brother is a CPI (M) Panchayat candidate for the Dakai Panchayat elections under Belpahari police station.

Dakai is the remotest region in the area where ballot boxes and poll personnel had to travel in a helicopter to reach the place during the 2004 Panchayat polls.

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