Malkangiri: The District Police today arrested a militia and forwarded him to court for his involvement in several crimes in this Maoist-infested tribal-dominated district of southern Odisha.
Talking to media, Malkangiri SP Jagmohan Meena informed, “One militia (Maoist) has been arrested under Mathili PS. Today we are forwarding him to court for his involvement in the Timurpali GP building destruction case. Besides, he has been booked for his involvement in Jagdish Samarth murder case, Anand Bhumia murder case and also in the bus burning case in Mahupadar.”
As per a press note released by the District Police Headquarters, the arrested militia has been identified as Trinath Bhumia of Kotepali village under Mathili police station (PS) limits.
Trinath Bhumia is actively working for the CPI (Maoist) Party in Tulsi Hill range area under Mathili PS.
He is involved in many crimes executed by CPI (Maoist) to create terror in people. He is trained in planting Improvised Explosive Device (IED).
Among the several cases he has been booked by Mathili PS, the major cases are Case No.48 Dtd. 16.05.2018, Case No.77 Dtd. 01.09.2018, Case No.109 Dtd. 24.10.2018, Case No.11 Dtd. 29.01.2019 and Case No.42 Dtd. 12.03.2019.