Hyderabad: Muddanuri Seshaiya alias Shesanna alias Pedanna, aged 54, who is an important courier for top Maoist leaders and a close aide of gangster Mohammad Naeemuddin, was arrested by the city police on Tuesday.
He is involved in several murders, kidnapping, extortion, illegal arms and land settlement cases.
Police said that Pedanna was caught during the police vehicle checking routine on Sheikhpet X Road.
The police have also recovered a gold colored country-made pistol, five live bullets, two cell phones and a Mahindra SUV car along with the convict.
A case has been registered under section: 25 (1) (1A) of the Indian Arms Act in offense no: 347/2022. Whoever receives, is in possession or possesses any prohibited weapon or prohibited ammunition in contravention of section 7 shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than five years but which may extend to ten years and he will also be responsible for it) at Golconda Police Station and confiscated the said property from his possession. “He has been arrested and is being produced in court,” police said.
Pedanna is a native of Nagarkurnool district.
Police further said that Pedanna, when he was in class 10th. The Naxalite was influenced by the acts of activities and worked with 15 other Maoists including several Naxal commanders Ekkanti Sitarama Reddy alias Naganna, Madavanna, Mallanna and main Dalam leader Sudarshan Reddy (Arunakka’s husband).
He also acted as a den keeper for Nganna, that is, guarding his belongings and other items in his house. Apart from this, he also directed the district committee secretary of Kalva Srirampur, Srisailam alias Mallanna alias Madavanna, Shakamuri Apparao, Modem Balakrishna, Srisailam, Nallamalla’s deputy commander Ganganna, Rama Krishna, Maoist courier Perumala Chennakeshava alias Bhupathi, Dala commander of Ramayampet. Also worked with Rajasekhar aka RK Patel. Sudhakar Reddy, Varikuppala Yadagiri, Tirupati Balaiah and supported him in his ‘illegal’ acts.
Firstly, he was arrested in the year 1993 in TADA case of Sanathnagar PS and further detained on PT warrant in KS Vyas IPS murder case and went to jail in the same year. There he met Naimuddin and his companions, and he got to know them well.
The police said that he acted on the schemes hatched by Naeemuddin on the persons targeted and committed murders at various places and was also involved in some police cases and was arrested in some cases, the police said.