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100 Maoist rebels attacked a village in Bihar’s Munger district

Deepak, 40, a senior leader of the banned Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist), was arrested late Tuesday on the outskirts of Kolkata, the state-run Doordarshan television reported.

Deepak is known to be a close associate of senior CPI-Maoist politburo member Kishenji alias Koteswar Rao, who has been leading rebel operations in eastern India, according to intelligence sources.

Deepak was in charge of the rebels’ armed operations in West Bengal, of which Kolkata is the capital, and adjoining Bihar, Orissa and Jharkhand states. Read the rest of this entry »