Hyderabad: Three Maoist cadres, including two women militia members and a dalam leader, were arrested from a forest area in Khammam district of Andhra Pradesh bordering Chattisgarh, police said Tuesday.
The accused, M Masa, is member of Venkatapuram Area Committee of Maoists, and is carrying a reward of Rs 20,000 on his head. The two women militia members are M Parvathi and M Soni, they said.
They were apprehended yesterday by a special police team from Dummagudem and Korkatpadu forest area of Khammam district, police said.
Among other offences, Masa is accused of killing a villager in Kornapally in 2009 besides indulging in a bank dacoity in Khammam district, a senior police officer said over phone from Bhadrachalam, adding that police were verifying Masa`s involvement in other cases.