Maoist cult leader who once raped and held Malaysian woman for decades dies in UK prison, says report

Aravindan Balakrishnan - Photo credit: BBC

PETALING JAYA: Maoist cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan who held a Malaysian woman among others captive for decades, has died in a British prison six years after being convicted for rape, sexual assault, child cruelty and false imprisonment.

Aravindan, also known as "Comrade Bala", died on Friday (April 8) at the age of 81, reported the BBC.

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