ANDHRA PRADESH

Three Maoist commanders arrested

Staff Reporter

KHAMMAM: Three militia commanders of the CPI (Maoist), wanted in different cases in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, were arrested by the police at Dummugudem on Saturday, according to the Bhadrachalam DSP Sashidhar Raju. The three were involved in a Maoist ambush that left 12 policemen dead in Gollapalli police station limits and attack on police in Maraiguda police station limits.

Karimnagar Staff Reporter writes: The Huzurabad circle police have arrested Maoist active militant Gaddam Rajanarsu alias Raju (26) from his native Dandepalli village.The naxalite told the police that the Maoists were planning to conduct a major offence on the eve of general elections.