New Delhi, July 14: The National Investigation Agency has arrested one person in connection with a Left Wing Extremism funding case.
Jharilal Mahto, a resident of Jharkhand was named by the NIA as one of the main accused. His name cropped up after the arrests of armed cadres of the CPI (Maoists). A huge cache of arms was also recovered from them, following which a case was registered.
NIA officials say that the accused person is a member of the banned organisation CPI (Maoist) and has been involved in laundering of money of top leaders and operatives of CPI (Maoist).
He was arrested from Vadodra in Gujarat based on a specific input. He was produced before the NIA court and remanded to 8 days custody. His custodial interrogation is underway.