A former Maoist cadre identified as Elias Munda alias Ajay (21) was on Monday arrested and forwarded to court by Bisra police in Sundargarh district.
Bisra IIC Susant Das said Munda of bordering Chirubera village in Bisra block has been sent to judicial custody. His claim of having quit the Maoist outfit two years back is under verification, he added.
Among other cases, he was wanted for twin murders of Home Guard Kandri Lohar and her three-year-old son. He was also named in a case by K Balang police for planting land mines to ambush police party.