NIA conducts raids in 14 locations in Telangana, AP

The searches were conducted in seven districts of the two states, including Hyderabad, Rachkonda, Medak, Prakasam, Vishakhapatnam, Vijaywada, and Nellore.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  18 Nov 2021 1:32 PM GMT
NIA conducts raids in 14 locations in Telangana, AP

Hyderabad: The officials of the NationaI Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted searches at 14 locations in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, including Hyderabad, on Thursday in connection with the Bastar encounter.

On 28 July 2019, an exchange of fire took place between the cadres of CPI (Maoist) and a combined team of local district Reserve Guard, Special Task Force, and CRPF, resulting in the killing of six Maoists and a civilian. An FIR was registered in this regard at Nagarnar police station in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh. The NIA re-registered the case on 18 March 2021 against the accused, Sanju alias Pandu Punem, Laxman, Munni, Dashari, and 30-40 others.

During the searches conducted on Thursday, the officials seized several incriminating documents, Maoist literature, and digital devices.

The searches were conducted in seven districts of the two states, including Hyderabad, Rachkonda, Medak, Prakasam, Vishakhapatnam, Vijaywada, and Nellore.

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