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Mahabubabad police arrest Naxalite leader Sammaiah

Mahabubabad: The police have arrested CPI (ML) New Democracy (underground) , ‘Royala faction’, district secretary Danasari Sammaiah alias Gopi alias Goppanna (49).  They have also recovered an 8 mm rifle, 10 live rounds from his possession.

It is alleged that Gopanna, who was underground for the last 30 years, had been involved in the extortions and other illegal activities in the Mahabubabad, Bhupalpally and Kothagudem districts.

Presenting him before media here on Friday, SP N Koti Reddy said that they had nabbed Sammaiah while he was hiding in the buses near Munneru stream near the town after he escaped from a house at RTC colony in Mahabubabad town on Thursday evening.

“As we received specific information about his arrival at his wife’s house, a police led by SIs Tirupathi, Ravinder and RI Satish had raided the house. But noticing the police arrival, Sammaiah had escaped from the house. However, we could nab him near a brick kiln unit near Munneru stream after taking up the combing operation in the locality,” the SP added.

Gopanna was involved in several cases including the exchange of fire with the police in 2004, according to the SP. The police have booked him under several sections of IPC, section 8 (1) of APPS act, section 25 (1) of Indian Arms Act and section 10, 13 of Unlawful Activities Act.

It may be recalled here that the police arrested six members of CPI (ML) New Democracy ( Pedda Chandaranna faction) including two commanders on November 10.

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