3 Naxals held, Rs 6 lakh extortion money recovered

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Warangal, Andhra Pradesh, Jan 25 (UNI) The district police today arrested three Naxals, who indulged in extortion and seized Rs six lakh and weapons from them.

The police said on a tip-off, the special teams arrested Pratighatana District Committee Member A Devendar Redy alias Madhu and seized Rs six lakh in extortion money, a revolver, toy pistol and five rounds of live ammunition from his bag near Kakatiya University Crossroads.

The arrested Naxal confessed to receiving money from Devadula Irrigation Project Engineer S Janardhan.

In another incident, two Naxals of Prajapratighatana, a banned extremist organisation, were arrested near Bhimavaram Village while proceeding towards a neighbouring village to receive extortion money from a contractor.


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