KHAMMAM: Six local leaders of the TRS from Khammam district, who were abducted by Maoists at Pusuguppa forest area in Cherla mandal in the district were released on Saturday.
All six of them were released and they safely reached their homes, police said. Maoists have abducted TRS party Bhadrachalam division incharge Mane Ramakrishna and mandal level leaders S Suresh, P Venkateswarlu of Cherla town, D Janardhan of Wazeedu mandal headquarters, D Satyanarayana and U Ramakrishna of Venkatapuram at Pusuguppa village in Cherla mandal on Nov 18.
TRS leaders went to Pusuguppa village on November 18 to have talks with the villagers about two bedroom houses. While they were talking to villagers some armed Maoists came to the village and abducted them.
Later speaking to newsmen in Bhadrachalam, the released TRS leaders said Maoists took care of them very well and did not harm them. The Maoists have sent a message to the government through these leaders stating that it should stop ‘Operation Green Hunt’. And it should also take action against police officials who killed Sruthi and Sagar in Warangal district. Mane Ramakrishna, who broke down while speaking to media, said that it was like a second birth for him.