Ex-ULFA man training Maoists in Orissa, Jharkhand

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Rourkela (Orissa), Feb 12 (PTI) Aditya Bora, a formermember of ULFA and now a central committee member of theout-lawed CPI (Maoist), and two other activists were todayarrested from Saranda forest in Orissa-Jharkhand border, thepolice said.

They were assigned the job of training Maoists in Orissaand Jharkhand, Rourkela SP Diptesh Patnaik told reporters.

"They were supposed to get Rs 4.8 lakh for impartingtraining to Maoists in the two states," he said, adding hugequantity of explosives, Maoist literature and posters wereseized from them.

The arrests were made during a joint combing operationlaunched after an encounter with the Maoists near Sarandaforests yesterday in which three hardcore ultras including"area commander" Mohammed Musleem were gunned down.

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