A top Maoist leader hailing from Andhra Pradesh who carries a reward of Rs. 10 lakh on his head was arrested on Sunday from Bokoro.
Narasimha Reddy, the ‘secretary’ of CPI(Maoist) in Andhra Pradesh, was apprehended when a joint team of CRPF and State police raided his hideout at Relibera village following a tip—off, Superintendent of Police (SP) Saket Kumar Singh said.
Reddy alias ‘Langada’ was held from a house in Upper Ghat of Gomia area and is wanted in many cases in Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh, the CRPF officer said.
The forces also recovered arms, ammunition, a laptop, certain documents and cash from him.