The Wyra police on Thursday announced the arrest of Orissa-based Maoist commander Vimala alias Navya alias Kumari on Thursday night. Kalimela Area Committee secretary Vimala, the wife of the recently arrested Maoist Andhra-Orissa Border Special Zonal Committee member Sudarshan alias Sriramulu Srinivas, had given police the slip near Wyra, five days ago.

According to the police, Vimala was nabbed from the premises of the railway station here on Wednesday night.

Two others including Tirupati, a contractor, and Birsu alias Biswas, a driver, were also apprehended along with her.

Sudarshan, who is presently lodged in the district sub-jail, was remanded in police custody for six days by the local court on Thursday.