Paralakhemundi: Adaba Police today arrested two militia members of CPI (Maoist) group from Birikote village under Mohana block in Gajapati district of Odisha.
The arrested duo has been identified as Raghunath Nayak and Peter Mallick of Birikote village.
The arrests were made on the basis of an old warrant. The arrested Maoist sympathisers duo were involved in a number of deadly attacks carried out in and around the Birikote area by the red rebels in 2008, said Mukesh Lakra, IIC, Adaba Police Station.
The arrested have been forwarded to court, informed police.