Odisha Police has arrested four rebels of banned outlawed outfit CPI-Maoist from Malkangiri district on Sunday.
Malkangiri Superintendent of police Jagmohan Meena said, “The four were arrested from forested area near Rajalkonda and Elkanur village under Kalimela police station area.”
The four were involved in killing an innocent village, Dambaru Nayak, at Kurup village on October 6 after branding him police informer.
“Search operations are being carried out and more arrests in connection to the murder at Karup village will be made soon,” added the SP.
He added that the arrested Naxal cadres have confessed to their crime.
On october 20 around 20 armed Maoists had dragged Nayak out of his residence and had tortured him prior the brutal murder.