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Maoist arrested in Bengal

A Maoist suspected to be involved in several incidents of violence was arrested early Wednesday from his house in West Bengal\'s West Midnapore district, police said.

Published: 04th July 2012 05:47 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th July 2012 05:47 PM   |  A+A-

A Maoist suspected to be involved in several incidents of violence was arrested early Wednesday from his house in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, police said.

"Baisisto Mahato alias Bullet was nabbed from his home in Talpal under Binpur police station of Dumuria, in the district (180 km from Kolkata) in the early hours of Wednesday," an officer of the Binpur police station said.

"No arms were recovered from him. Investigation is in progress. We believe he can provide us with valuable information about his group," added the officer.

He was involved in many cases of killing and kidnapping and will be presented before a court Wednesday, the officer said.

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