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Three armed extremists arrested in Telangana

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

Three armed extremists, who allegedly indulged in extortion, were today arrested in Telangana's district, police said.

Prime accused alias Sudhakar, maintaining a (unit) under the name of 'Sudhakar CPI(ML) New Democracy Party' and operating in Gundala and Allapally of the district, was arrested along with two members of his group, police told PTI.

Since the last seven years,Sudhakar and his members had allegedly been extorting money from businessmen, contractors and also threatening government officials,he said.

Besides, Sudhakar allegedly indulged in exchange of fire, murder and rioting, the said.

A police team, conducting a vehicle-check at Jujjularaopet, nabbed Sudhakar, T Hanumantharao and K Suresh while they were going to area, he said.

B Macchu, who provided shelter to them, even though he knew that they were offenders, was also arrested, he said.

A .32 mm revolver, two live rounds and a diary and a few papers relating to and contractors, contact numbers, details of extorted amount and revolutionary literature were seized from Sudhakar, he added.

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First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 21:40 IST