Police arrest top Maoist's wife Vimala

Police arrest top Maoist's wife Vimala

Vimalakka alias Navya alias Kumari, the wife of Maoist top gun Sudarshan arrested last week, was also apprehended along with two other associates.

Andhra Pradesh Police said  Vimalakka was apprehended at the Wyra Railway station as she came to board a Nagpur-bound express train.

She is the Kalimela area committee secretary and carried a cash award of Rs 6 lakh on her head.

Last Friday, she escaped in a jeep near Wyra town into forests after her husband was caught and taken to police station in a separate vehicle.

She and her associates had thrown out a police sub inspector who was sitting in a vehicle before they fled into the forest.

After hiding in forest villages and avoiding police dragnet, she had reached the railway station on Thursday and was arrested by a police team waiting for her on a tip off.