Maoists involved in the abduction of R. Vinil Krishna have been arrested

Two hardcore Maoists, including a woman, who were allegedly involved in the abduction of IAS officer R. Vinil Krishna in 2011, have been arrested in Odisha’s Malkangiri district, police said on Friday.

According to Indian media, the two hardcore Maoists were involved in the abduction of the then Malkangiri district Collector R. Vinil Krishna in 2011, attacks on pipeline of a private steel company and on the police force, police said. Andhra Pradesh government had announced Rs four lakh as a reward on the head of the woman Maoist, a senior police officer said.