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Key arms supplier to Naxals arrested

January 02, 2007 13:14 IST

An alleged arms supplier to the Naxalites was arrested from Cyberabad near Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh, a senior police official said.

Ravi Kumar Chevori (33), had entered into a deal with the outlawed Maoists group to supply arms and ammunition worth Rs 40 lakhs, which the city police seized on December 28 and arrested three persons, Police Commissioner S P S Yadav told reporters on Monday night.

The three accused during interrogation revealed the name of Chevori, Yadav said adding, police teams were then dispatched to Hyderabad to nab him.

He had taken an advance of Rs 7 lakhs from Maoists group against supply of ammunitions worth Rs 40 lakhs, Yadav said.

Chevori was remanded to police custody till January 10, Yadav said.

The matter is still under investigations and a possibility of Pakistani link is also being probed, Yadav added.

 



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