The Andhra Pradesh police have arrested a suspected Naxal leader identified as Savita alias Madhvi in Khammam district of the state.
According to a CNN-IBN television channel report, police suspect that Savita was involved in the May 25 attack on a Congress convoy at Darbha Ghati in Chhattisgarh. They says she was injured during the cross firing.
The channel said that the Andhra police picked up Savita from a car during a routine check. She is allegedly a member of the Communist Party of India-Maoist Bastar regional committee and wife of central committee member Chandranana.
Security agencies had declared a reward of Rs 5 lakh for her capture.
The police have also apprehended a Telangana Vidyarthi Vedika member identified as Prithviraj. The organisation is suspected to be CPI-Maoist's a frontal body.
The May 25 Naxal attack resulted in the death of a majority of the Chhattisgarh Congress leadership.