Bhadrachalam: The police took into custody eight militia members of the CPI- Maoist party at Kaliveru Cross Road in Charla mandal on Thursday.
The arrested members include Paddam Idamaiah, Madakam Somadu, Podiyam Chennaiah, Rava Mallaiah, Madakam Budra, Komuram Bhujanga Rao, Thurram Ramesh and Somaiah.
All belong to Yerrampadu, Chennapuram, Korkatapadu and Bathinapally in Chattisgarh.
It is allegedly that the group of eight were travelling in a jeep and was transporting explosives for Maoist leaders in Chattisgarh.
Noticing the police the group tried to escape, but it was in vain.
The police recovered 30 gelatine sticks and eight detonators. The members were brought to the court in Kothagudem....