NIA Arrests CPI-Maoist's Stan Swamy Who Allegedly Got Funds For Militant Activities; Was In Touch With Bhima-Koregaon Accused

NIA Arrests CPI-Maoist's Stan Swamy Who Allegedly Got Funds For Militant Activities; Was In Touch With Bhima-Koregaon AccusedThe NIA. 

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested a CPI-Maoist, who received funds through an associate for militant activities and was also in touch with the accused arrested in the Bhima Koregaon case.

An NIA official said that it arrested Stan Swamy on Thursday (8 October) night from Jharkhand capital Ranchi. He is an active member of CPI (Maoist) (CPI-M).

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The official said that Swamy is convenor of PPSC, frontal organisations of CPI (Maoist).

“During the searches the documents related to communications for furthering the activities of CPI (Maoist) and propaganda material of the CPI (Maoist) and literature were seized from his possession,” the official said.

The official said that he was also found to be in contact with some of the conspirators namely Sudhir Dhawale, Rona Wilson, Surendra Gadling, Arun Ferreira, Vernon Gonsalves, Hany Babu, Shoma Sen, Mahesh Raut, Varavara Rao, Sudha Bharadwaj, Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde etc. for the furtherance of Maoist activities.

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