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CPI-Maoist spokesperson Gour Chakraborty arrested

Last updated on: June 23, 2009 22:12 IST

A day after the Centre banned the Communist Party of India-Maoist, the Kokata police have arrested the outfit's spokesperson Gour Chakraborty from a regional television channel -- where he reportedly went for an interview -- on the Park Street in central Kolkata.

According to sources, Chakraborty will be produced in court on Wednesday in connection with a murder case in West Midnapore.

In an interview to last week, he said his outfit wanted to kill the West Bengal Chief Minister.  

A Correspondent in Kolkata