August 23 Hem Mishra, 30, JNU student Arrested from a bus stand in Aheri, Gadchiroli, for allegedly carrying a coded microchip. He is said to be a courier between senior urban and tribal Maoist leadership.
June 20 Mahesh Raut, 30, Prime Minister’s Rural Fund Development Fellow and Harshali Potdar, TISS alumni Arrested from Kovunwarsi in Etapalli tehsil, Gadchiroli, for “visible support” to anti- mining protests. Students and urban activists held for suspected Maoist links
April 1 Sheetal Sathe, 28, Sachin Mali, 30, members of Kabir Kala Manch They courted arrest after being underground since 2010. The duo allegedly aided and abetted Maoist activities through cultural means in various colleges. Apregnant Sathe was released on bail on June 27.
March 3, 2012 Vittala Malekudia, 21, student Arrested at his home in Kutlur village, Karnataka, for alleged Maoist links. Released on bail on July 5, 2013.