Bhawanipatna: A man was arrested for allegedly extorting money from public by impersonating himself as Maoist in Lanjigarh of Kalahandi district.
Gopal Mandia Sau of Irukibadi village in Rayagada was allegedly terrorizing people, posing himself as a cadre of naxal organization. By spreading panic among people, he collected donation.
Locals took the matter to the notice of police who immediately raided the place and caught him.
Police came to know his identity while verifying authenticity of his claim.