On Friday, pseudo Naxal Jannu Koti alias Ravi was arrested by the Warangal district police. He belongs to Chalaparthy village of Duggondi mandal. This took place on the night of December 4 at Mahabubabad wherein a gang of 5 fake Naxalites claiming to be activists of CPUSI fired at a police patrolling party at Etigadda thanda near Mahabubabad.
Police arrested Shankar and Bhukya Jayaram along with Krishna Murthy. Two tapanchas, three 8mm live cartridges, one detonator, one gelatin stick, safety fuse wire and Rs 18,000 cash was recovered from them.
He said to the police that they have threatened a quarry owner at Maripeda bungalow in the district and extorted Rs 5, 00,000 from him two months back along with another gang led by Suresh of Balajipeta of Bayyaram.
The SP said that traders, contractors and general public should not give money to naxals and said that gangs which are moving in villages
should inform police.