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Man held for harbouring wanted Naxal leader

A. Dharma Rao, from whose house in Berhampur of Odisha the most wanted Naxalite Sabyasachi Panda was arrested in 2014, was nabbed by a special team of city police on Wednesday. Since the arrest of Sabyasachi on July 18, 2014, the police had been in search of Rao, who was alleged to be an associate of the Maoist leader. Briefing newsmen, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) of Berhampur Trinath Patel said basing on intelligence reports that Rao was in Berhampur and trying to get admitted in a private hospital for treatment, a special squad was formed to track him down. He was rounded up while he was on his way to a private hospital at New Bus Stand Road.

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