'Medha, Arundhati link with Maiost leader'

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Chhattisgarh, Jul 12: Top activists like Nandini Sundar, Arundhati Roy, Medha Patkar and Himanshu Kumar had connection with Lingaram Koropi, a top maoist leader, police claimed.

Six people were arrested on Sunday, Jul 11 on charges of being involved in an attack on a Congress leader's house in Chhattisgarh on Jul 8 that killed two people and left many people injured including the Congress leader's son.

T J Longkumer, inspector general of police, Bastar range said, "it's a completely genuine press statement issued by S R P Kalluri, senior superintendent of police (SSP), Dantewada."

The police stated that about 150 Maoists participated in the attack on Jul 11, backed by some 150 men and women rebel supporters.

The attack mastermind, who is doing a media course in New Delhi, is getting terror training in Gujarat and the national capital for past few months and had links to Patkar, Sundar, Roy and Kumar, who runs an NGO in Dantewada district.

The statement issued by police on Sunday, Jul 11 in Bastar said it will send a letter to the state police headquarters for a comprehensive probe into the matter.

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