Staff Reporter

KHAMMAM: Three militia members of the CPI (Maoist) were arrested by the police in Venkatapuram circle on Wednesday in connection with four murders, a kidnap and a case of arson. Madakam Budhraiah, Chinna Joga and Shyamala Suribabu who were accused in different cases of Maoist sponsored violence were arrested.

The whereabouts of one Dabba Chander Rao kidnapped allegedly by them were not known.

Three others including Sunnam Rama Rao, Thati Bhaskar and Pusam Koteswar Rao were branded by them informers and killed. Investigation is on.