Friday, June 26, 2009

3 Pratighatana couriers held

Express News Service
First Published : 26 Jun 2009 09:57:31 AM ISTLast Updated :

KHAMMAM: Three Naxal couriers were arrested at Govindu Centre at Yellandu today. Nine live rounds of pistol, six gelatin sticks, a two-wheeler and a letter pad were recovered from them.

Yellandu DSP P Ramulu told newsmen at Yellandu that the couriers were identified as G Koteswara Rao(40), G Mallesh (26) and D Ramesh (30). He said they all worked as couriers for the Pratighatana group and were involved in extortions in Yellandu and Khammam mandals over the last three months.

He said the police raided the place following a tip-off and made the arrests. All the three couriers were remanded after they were produced in a court.

Yellandu CI Raja and SI S Sarangapani were present at the press conference

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