"Recently the attack that took place in Nakulhar at the residence of congress leader Avdesh Gautam by the Maoists...in that connection, Dantewada police has succeeded in arresting six Maoists," said Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) SRP Kalluri.
Police claim a preliminary inquiry has revealed that a person named Lingaram Kadopi was the mastermind of the attack.
"Preliminary inquiry by the police has revealed that Maoist Lingaram Kadopi was the mastermind of the attack. He is a resident of Sameli and received some training in New Delhi. They had executed this attack after planning it for 10-15 days in New Delhi," Kalluri added.
"I have no association with the Maoists. Police are trying to frame me. Naxalites are after me and the police is also after me," Kadopi said.
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