In a major development, the Naxal cell and the c-60 team arrested two naxalites. Those arrested are Ramana and Shrinivas. The wife of Ramana Padma alias Dobya Kodape were also arrested.
They were wanted in a series of cases in Gadchiroli. Ramana was a dreaded naxal and was also part of the Central Committee. Ramana also the head of the technical cell carried a reward of Rs 25 lakh on his head.
He and his wife were involved in several encounters. Based on specific inputs, the security forces intercepted them while they were on their to Hyderabad from Allapalli. Both were then handed over to the Gadchiroli police. At the time of the arrest, the police found Rs 50,000 cash on them.