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Wanted maoist arrested in AP village

A maoist, wanted in several murder cases, was today arrested and 20 rounds of ammunition were seized from his possession from a village in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district, police said.

india Updated: May 05, 2012 23:00 IST
PTI

A Maoist, wanted in several murder cases, was on Saturday arrested and 20 rounds of ammunition were seized from his possession from a village in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district, police said.


Gadi Rambabu, deputy commander of Peddapalli Area Committee Manthani Dalam group, was arrested from the outskirts of Chinnaboyanpalli village in Eturunagaram area, Additional SPS Senthil Kumar said.

Rambabu, who was underground since 2004, was involved in five offences, including four murders, he said.

He was carrying an award of Rs 50,000 on his head and was also allegedly involved in the killing of AP Rayons Factory Deputy Manager Ramakrishna in May last year, police said.

First Published: May 05, 2012 22:59 IST