Hyderabad/Gujarat: The Gujarat police
have arrested a former Janashakti leader Amar from Kushaiguda
area here this evening, official sources said.
A police team from Surat picked up Kura Devender alias
Amar in connection with a case, they said, adding the former
Naxal leader was likely to be taken to Surat tomorrow.
A senior state Intelligence Official said, "the
news of Amar?s arrest is true. Amar has been picked up by
Gujarat police from a location here as he was wanted in some
case in Surat. The Gujarat Police have also informed the local
police about Amar’s arrest and he is likely to be taken to
Gujarat`s Navsari Superintendent of Police Premvir
Singh, who is heading special investigation team (SIT) probing
network of CPI (Maoist) in the state, said that the SIT
probing network of Maoists in the state had filed a 1,800-page
chargsheet last month against 11 out of the 12 persons
arrested, in the Surat district rural court.
According to the chargesheet, all the accused have
been booked under various sections of the IPC which include
criminal conspiracy (120 B), waging war against government
(121 A), Sedition (124 A), promoting enmity between different
groups (153 A).
Amar, who was earlier the CPI? ML (Janashakti) State
secretary and its Central committee member, was arrested in
Pune in 2008 by Karimnagar police and was released from jail
in August last.