Seven Maoists held in Khammam district of AP
Posted by Admin on October 10, 2009
Bhadrachalam (AP), Oct 9 Seven members of CPI (Maoist) including a deputy commander were arrested today by police in Khammam district. The police also recovered three landmines, two claymore mines, 50 kg gelatin and 25 metre wire bundle from them.
The arrested are identified as K Chalamaiah, deputy commander of Chandranna Protection platoon, K Pullaiah, the armed ultra commander from Kurnapalli village of Charla mandal in Khammam district and D Raghupathi, platoon member of KKW division, Bhadrachalam ASP Raghunath Reddy told reporters.
K Pullaiah participated in the September 14 State Bank of Hyderabad robbery at Satyanarayanappuram in Charla mandal, the police officer said adding he was a part of the forty-member Maoist group that committed about Rs 10 lakh robbery last month.
Pullaiah is also involved in eleven offences including four murders in Charla police station area in the past one-and-a-half years, Reddy said.
The deputy commander of Chandranna Protection platoon K Chalamaiah was with Dalam for five years and participated in 12 murders in Khammam and Warangal districts besides in the neighbouring Chhattisgarh, the police officer explained.
Raghupathi participated in the triple murder in Tallagudem police station limits in March this year, he said. Indopia