Andhra Police arrests woman Naxal involved in May 25 Chhattisgarh massacre

New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Police has arrested a suspected Naxal leader identified as Savita alias Madhvi in Khammam district of the state.

According to a CNN-IBN television channel report, police suspect that Savita was involved in the May 25 attack on a Congress convoy at Darbha Ghati in Chhattisgarh.

They says she was injured during the cross firing.

The channel said that Andhra Police picked up Savita from a car during a routine check.

Savita is allegedly a member of CPI-Maoist Bastar Regional Committee and wife of Central Committee member Chandranana.

Security agencies had declared a reward of Rs 5 lakh for her capture.

Police have also apprehended a Telangana Vidyarthi Vedika member identified as Prithviraj.

The organisation is suspected to be CPI-Maoist's a frontal organisation.

The May 25 Naxal attack resulted in the death of a majority of the Chhattisgarh Congress leadership. (ANI)


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