Slain Kishanji's doctor arrested for Maoist links

Published: Dec 13, 2013, 11:00 IST | IANS |

A retired doctor, believed to be the personal physician of slain Maoist leader Kishanji, has been arrested for having links with the ultras, police said

The doctor, Samir Biswas, was nabbed from his brother's residence in Asansol town in Burdwan district Thursday and later sent to police custody by a local court.

Biswas, who was in hiding for the last three years, is alleged to have regularly provided medical treatment to Kishanji and other Maoists.

Kishanji was gunned down by security forces in Burishole jungle in West Midnapore district in November 2011.

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