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4 Maoists arrested

Press Trust of India  |  Visakhapatnam 

Four hardcore Maoists of the proscribed CPI (Maoist) were arrested at area in this district today, a said.

The four have been identified as Maleswara Rao, Venkata Rao, Killo Chinna Rao and Chikudu Rambabu, all from Pedabyalu village.

of Police (Paderu), told reporters that these four hardcore Maoists had undergone training in placing landmines to eliminate security forces and political leaders.

During questioning, they confessed to their involvement in more than 10 crimes, including the killing of two persons whom they suspected to be police informers in 2014 and 2017, he said.

The four were also involved in setting ablaze road laying machinery equipment in various areas, he said.

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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 23:00 IST