Maoists abduct TDP leader, set bus on fire in AP

Maoists abducted a local TDP leader and set a APSRTC bus on fire in two separate incidents here in Andhra Pradesh, police said on Thursday.

Last Updated: Dec 02, 2010, 13:18 PM IST

Warangal: Maoists abducted a local TDP leader and set a APSRTC bus on fire in two separate incidents here in Andhra Pradesh, police said on Thursday.

A group of five Maoists burned down the state transport bus at Tupakulagudem village of Eturnagaram mandal in the district last night, after breaking the diesel tank and
pouring the fuel on the vehicle, they said.

In another incident, Maoists kidnapped a local TDP Mandal Secretary Majid yesterday. He is a native of Laxmipuram village of Eturunagaram mandal, police said.
Investigations are on and further details are awaited.

PTI