MAHABUBNAGAR: Patel Sudhakar Reddy (41) Maoist central committee member who was killed in an encounter at Lauvala forest in Thadwai mandal of Warangal district in the early hours of Sunday is involved in eleven cases that took places in the district.

A native of Kurtiravula Charuvu village in Maldakal mandal in Mahabubnagar district, Patel Sudhakar Reddy was the third son of Patel Venkatram reddy and Bojjamma and studied in the district up to degree. He did intermediate and degree (BSc) at Gadwal where he was attracted towards Radical Students Union. He has done his M.A at Osmania University where he actively participated in radical movement.

Later he joined Law College at Raichur but discontinued in 2nd year and went under ground in 1986.

Patel Sudhakar Reddy was not directly involved in any action of PWG Maoists in the district but attended every training camp of PWG and Maoists that was held in Nallamalla forests since he went under ground. He used to give military training apart from political classes to the cadre. Sudhakar Reddy was the lone Maoist leader hailing from Mahabubnagar district who ascended to top cadre in the party.