Bhadradri Kothagudem District, October 14, 2023: Police arrested an alleged CPI (Maoist) courier and two sympathizers at Bhadrachalam in Bhadradri Kothagudem district on Saturday.
Bhadrachalam ASP Pankaj Paritosh said in a statement the three were caught along with explosive material at Bhadrachalam TSRTC bus stand during inspections by the local police.
The arrested persons have been identified as Gunji Vijay of Nayakula Kothur of Cherla mandal, Bontha Naveen of Vangara of Bhimadevara mandal in Hanamkonda district and Bhukya Naveen of Badi thanda of Nellikuduru mandal in Mahabubabad district.
Vijay was allegedly working as a courier for the Maoists for the last five years while Bontha Naveen, who runs an explosives shop at Shenigapuramin in Mahabubabad district, used to reportedly supply explosive material to Maoists through Bhukya Naveen. The three were allegedly going to meet Maoists in Chhattisgarh forests to hand over the copies of Maoist statements and explosive material, and also to strike a deal for the supply of explosive material, when they were caught.
Cases were booked against the trio under the Explosives Substances Act, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) along with relevant sections of IPC at Bhadrachalam police station and they would be produced before court, ASP Paritosh said.
Source : https://telanganatoday.com/maoist-courier-two-sympathisers-arrested-at-bhadrachalam