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The order was given by Rayagada District and Session Judge Biswajit Das against Maoist leader Gameli Chinna Rao alias Santu.
He was arrested for organising for rebel activities in Rayagada and Koraput districts and was convicted under various sections of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act of 1967 and the Explosive Substance act.
Acting on a tip off, the police had arrested Gameli on May 7, 2013 from a place near Phulokona chhack in Rayagada police station area while he was on his way to Rayagada from Bandhugaon-Narayanpatna area of bordering Koraput district.
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