Phillaur (Jalandhar, Punjab), Aug.19: Police in Phillaur in Punjab’s Jalandhar District, have confirmed the arrest of a Maoist who was absconding since 2009.
Police informed that in 2009, a case was registered against Maoist Jaiprakash Dubey and his accomplices, including Manvir Singh, under the Unlawful Activities Provision Act 1967.
Station House Officer, Phillaur Police Station, Gulshan Lal, said Manvir Singh had brought Dubey to Punjab and had given shelter to him.
“Manvir Singh alias Kedi alias Lajpat Rai, a Maoist working with top leader Jaiprakash Dubey has been arrested from Muktsar. We had presented him in court and he has been sent to one-day remand. He is a Maoist and was staying with other Maoists. We are interrogating him and further details will be provided to you later,” said Lal. (ANI)