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DU professor arrested for alleged Maoist links

Posted on May 09 2014 | IANS

New Delhi, May 9 : A Delhi University (DU) professor was arrested here by a team of Maharashtra Police for his alleged involvement in Maoist activities, police said Friday.

"G.N. Saibaba, who teaches English in DU, was arrested from his house located in the varsity's north campus Friday afternoon," Deputy Commissioner of Police Sindhu Pillai told IANS.

The wheelchair-bound professor-cum-activist was arrested and taken to Maharashtra. The police team searched his house and seized some documents.

Sources said the professor was arrested following the arrest of Jawaharlal Nehru University student and activist Hem Mishra for his alleged links with Maoists in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra.

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