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120 extremists surrendered in Telangana in 2018

120 extremists surrendered in Telangana in 2018

Hyderabad, Dec 30 (UNI) As many as 120 extremists were arrested in Telangana state so far in 2018 while nine extremists arrested in Inter-state joint operations, said state Director General of Police M Mahendar Reddy here on Sunday.

In an official statement, Reddy said there is no urban-Naxalism and rural Naxalism in entire Telangana state except at 3-4 villages situated at inter-state bordering areas of Chhattisgarh.

There were three incidents of exchange of fire with extremists of CPI (Maoist) and other groups in the state resulting the death of 19 extremists, he said there are 126 UG(under ground) cadres hailing from Telangana state.

Out of 17 Central committee members in CPI (Maoist), 10 CC members are from Telangana state, he said the Telangana state committee is operating with 82 UG cadres, out of which only 18 are from Telangana state, remaining are from Chhattisgarh state.

With the information shared by the SIB teams, there were 16 incidents of exchange of fire during inter-state anti-naxalites operation in which 21 extremists were neutralized, said DGP.

At least 10 extremists including one Deputy commander and one Dala Commandar of CPI (Maoist) were surrendered while on sharing information and joint initiation with Jharkhand police, one subg-zonal commander and one dalam member were surrendered

Police seized 47 fire arms of different caliber including one AK 47 rifle, 5- Insas rifle, 9- SLR, 2- 9mm carbines, 6- SBBL, 6- .303 rifles, 3- pistols, 2- revolvers ,4 - 8mm rifles, 9 – country made guns, ammunition, explosives besides cash of Rs 6.75 lakh during anti-extremist operations, he added.

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