'Naxal couple' held under UAPA in Hyderabad

Police arrested a husband-wife duo under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and Indian Penal Code in Hyderabad for allegedly taking part in the activities of the banned CPI (Maoist).

N. Ravi Sharma, Professional Revolutionary of CPI (Maoist) Party and his wife Anuradha, both in their mid-50s, were arrested for being connected with Maoist activities in Telangana since June 2019, police said.

A special police team searched their house at LB Nagar and found Maoist literature and three laptops, pen drives and memory cards and correspondence with the banned CPI (Maoist).

The two, out on bail, were involved in several unlawful activities, Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh M. Bhagwat said.

A case was registered against them under relevant IPC sections and Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and Telangana State Public Security Act, 2012.