Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy sent to police custody till October 15

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New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): The police custody of Kobad Ghandy, a polit bureau member of the banned CPI (Maoist), was on Thursday extended till October 15 by Chief Judicial Magistrate Kaveri Baweja.

Ghandy, who heads the CPI (Maoist) publication wing, was nabbed in South Delhi following inputs from intelligence agencies. He has been a part of the People's War Group (PWG) since its initial stages.

Ghandy also played an important role in fostering the development of the front's organisations. In 1994, he was allegedly active in floating a forum named the All India People's Resistance Forum.

He had gone underground after the merger of the Communist Party of India (Marxist Leninist), the People's War Group and the Maoist Communist Centre of India in 2004 when the CPI (Maoist) came into existence. (ANI)

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