VISAKHAPATNAM: TheNational Investigation Agency
against seven senior operatives including a top Maoist leader and activists of various groups for their role in allegedly conspiring, supporting and furthering the activities of CPI (Maoist), a proscribed terrorist organisation inAndhra Pradesh
and nearby states. The accused persons have been chargesheeted under various sections of IPC and Indian Arms Act.
On Friday, the NIA filed chargesheets against Pangi Naganna, Akkiraju Harigopal alias RK alias Ramakrishna, central committee of CPI (Maoist) and advisor and in-charge of Andhra–Odisha border, Boppudi Anjamma of Amarula Bandhu Mitrula Sangham (ABMS), Rela Rajeshwari of Chaitanya Mahila Sangham (CMS), Anduluri Annapurna of Pragatisheela Karmika Samakhya, Manukonda Srinivasa Rao of VIRASAM and Jangala Koteshwar Rao alias Koti of Pragatisheela Karmika Samakhya (PKS).
A case was registered by Munchingput police station inVisakhapatnam
district on November 23, 2020 in which Pangi Naganna was intercepted by Munchingput police while carrying Maoist literature and other incriminating materials.
On his disclosure a large cache of explosives and arms were recovered which were to be further handed to the members of CPI (Maoist) by Naganna. NIA re-registered the case on March 7, 2021 and took over the investigation