A CPI (ML) Janashakti Manthani Dalam Commander of Karimnagar district was arrested and seized one country made revolver with two live rounds from his possession.
CPI (ML) activist B Srinivas alias Manganna, a native of Sironcha taluk in Gadchiroli of Maharashtra, was apprehended from ESI bus stop in Hyderabad, Commissioners Task Force Deputy Commissioner of Police VB Kamalasan Reddy told reporters.
Srinivas, who studied till ninth standard at his native place got attracted towards the CPI (ML) Prathighatana group in 2005 and since then he worked as a Dalam member of Prathighatana in different mandals of Karimnagar district and extorted money from businessmen, contractors as part of party fund, the DCP explained.
In 2007, Srinivas left the Pratighatana group and joined Janashakti group and as per the party instructions Srinivas actively took up Janashakti activities in Sironcha and in Karimnagar district and was allegedly involved in several cases of extortion and on attacks on contractors who did not yield to their intimidation, Reddy said.
Srinivas was being handed over to the SR Nagar police for taking further necessary action.