Maoist arrested in killings of 2 TDP leaders

Bhubaneswar: A Maoist by the name of Damburu Khila has been arrested by Odisha police in connection with the killings of TDP leaders Kidari Sarveswara Rao and Siveri Soma.

The two leaders were murdered in September last year.

Khila is being handed over to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Hyderabad, which is investigating the killing of the two leaders.

In October last year, the Andhra Pradesh police had arrested four people in connection with the murder case of the TDP leaders.

Rao and Soma were shot dead by Naxals in Dumbriguda Mandal of Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam district on September 23 while they were on their way to participate in Gramadarsini program.