A 30-year-old Maoist was Saturday arrested in Sircilla town of Telangana, police said. Following a tip-off, police apprehended Suthili Kanta Chandramouli in Sircilla town and recovered a country-made revolver, letter head and a seal of the outlawed CPI (Maoist), Superintendent of Police of Rajanna Sircilla district, K Vishwajith, told reporters.
Chandramouli alias Jangam Mohan joined a Naxal group as a militant in 2002 when Katkuri Ramulu alias Praveen was its Commander, the SP said.
At that time Chandramouli was allegedly involved in offences of extortions. After some time, he left for Mumbai, the senior official said.
“Recently he arrived at Rajanna Sircilla district and hatched a plan to extort money from a businessman,” the SP added.