New Delhi. NIA conducted simultaneous searches at nine locations in five districts of Telangana viz., Mahboob Nagar, Warangal, Jangaon, Bhadradri Kothagudem and Medchal at the premises of accused persons namely 1. Muthu Nagaraju r/o Mahabubnagar District, 2. Kommarajula Kanukaiah r/o Medchal District, 3. Gunji Vikram r/o Bhadradri Kothagudem District, 4. Sura Saraiah r/o Jangaon District, 5. V Sathish r/o Mahabub Nagar District, 6. Vallepu Swamy r/o Warangal Urban District, 7. Trinadha Rao r/o Bhadradri Kothagudem District and also in the explosives Magazine of accused Vallepu Swamy located at Hanamakonda Mandal, Warangal Urban District.
During the searches conducted, NIA seized metal plates and pieces, Iron pipes and circles/coins/billas suspected to be used for making IEDs & Grenade Launchers, various incriminating documents and explosive substances including slurry sticks & electric detonators.
The case was originally registered at Dummugudem PS, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Telangana State against eight accused persons including four Under Ground cadres of CPI (maoist), relating to seizure of explosive materials including 400 electric detonators, 500 non-electric detonators, 400 Gelatin sticks and 549 metres of fuse wire from the possession of accused Muthu Nagaraju and Kommarajula Kanukaiah while they were transporting it to Hidma @ Mangu, Commander of PLGA 1st Battalion of CPI (Maoist), in Chhattisgarh. NIA had re-registered the case and taken up the investigation.