Chhattisgarh: Top Maoist Ganesh Uike's aide, nine others arrested
Top Maoist Ganesh Uike's aide and nine other Maoists were arrested on Sunday in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh.
Earlier on August 24th, a cache of explosives, including 77 arrow bombs and 43 grenades, were recovered from a Maoist hideout in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district.
Ganesh Uike was the key Naxal leader who headed the two Naxal "divisions" of west Bastar and Darbah areas and was wanted in several cases of killing of security personnel. In 2010, as per media reports, it is beleived that Uike died of malaria as he could not get any medical help.
Malaria has been a constant problem for Naxalites as well as security personnel in the Bastar area.