Wednesday, December 03, 2008

Two Maoists arrested in Karimnagar

Karimnagar (AP) (PTI): Two Maoists have been arrested at Huzurabad in Karimnagar district of Andhra Pradesh, police said on Wednesday.

K Indrasen (38) and S Ravinder (35) were arrested during a routine vehicle checking at Huzurabad town on Tuesday when they were found moving suspiciously, Huzurabad Deputy Superintendent of Police Y Nageswara Rao told reporters.

The duo, residents of different villages in the district, gave shelter to Maoists and were instrumental in handing over extortion money of Rs 5.90 lakh to the ultras.

Also, both had visited Chhattisgarh to meet senior Maoist leaders, Rao said.

Two 'tiffin box bombs' and gelatin sticks were seized from their possession, he said.

Indrasen and Ravinder have been booked under the Explosives Act and A.P Public Security Act, he added.

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