Bhubaneswar: Maoists Sabyasachi Panda & Nikita injured during the November 14 encounter in Bhaliaguda. This was revealed by the arrested Maoist aides today to police.
Odisha Police today arrested 4 suspected Maoists from Bhaliaguda and claimed that the Maoist leader had sustained injuries during the November 14 encounter while the bandh called by naxal outfits passed off peacefully.
Though five persons were killed in the encounter at the tri-junction of Gajapati-Ganjam-Kandhamal last week, Panda could manage to escape from the place of encounter, the SDPO said adding that police confirmed about the injury of the Maoist leader after interrogating four persons from Bhaliaguda village, adjacent to the encounter place inside the jungle.
The arrested persons have also informed the police that Pradeep was being treated at some hidden location. Mohana: Police arrest 4 from Bhaliaguda for allegedly helping Maoists, seize 2 guns, 4 bullets, detonator & hand grenade.