Bhadradri Kothagudem District, May 6, 2023: A CPI (Maoist) militia member and three couriers were arrested at the Cherla bus station in Bhadradri Kothagudem district on Saturday.
They were arrested during inspections conducted by Cherla police, special party personnel and the CRPF 141 Bn following a tip-off on the movement of suspicious persons, Superintendent of Police Dr. Vineeth G said.
The apprehended Maoists were identified as Peddagelluru Revolutionary People’s Committee (RPC) militia member Hemla Bhima and courier Paddam Kallu of Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh in addition to couriers Madakam Dinesh and Tati Sonu of Lenin Colony in Cherla mandal.
The detained cadres were allegedly active in the Maoist party for the last two years and procured explosive material at the directions of Maoist Jegurugonda Area Committee member Ratan and the party’s 9th platoon member Ganga. They were caught when they were on their way to hand over the material to the Maoists, the SP said.
44 gelatin sticks and 16 metres of cordex wire were seized from them. Bhadrachalam ASP Paritosh Pankaj, CRPF 141bn additional commandant Kamal Vir Yadav and Cherla CI B Ashok were present.
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