Hyderabad, Mar 22 (PTI) A leader of the banned CPI(Maoist) in Telangana was arrested and explosives allegedly in his possession seized, police said today.Also Read - Pak PM Shehbaz Sharif Told Maryam Nawaz's Son-in-law Wants To Import Power Plant From India | Audio Goes Viral

On a tip off, a police team arrested 21-year-old Sodi Ungaiah alias Suresh after intercepting his motor bike near Kaliveru in Kothagudem district last evening. Also Read - Imran Khan Took Donations From Dawood Ibrahim; Nawaz Sharif Got Money From Osama bin Laden: Pakistani Media

Police said they seized 20 detonators and eight gelatin sticks from his possession, while he was allegedly on the way to supply them to the ultras. Also Read - Pakistan: Imran Khan's PTI Wins Big In Punjab By-Polls; Former PM Demands Fresh General Elections

He was the Deputy Commander of the outfit, Superintendent of Police, Bhadradri-Kothagudem district, Ambar Kishor Jha told PTI over phone.

He had joined the outfit about three years ago was made the Deputy Commander four months back, the official said.

He was allegedly involved in a murder, blasting of a dam and a cell tower, planting of land mines and extortion, Jha said.

He had also been involved in exchange of fire with police in Cherla mandal of the district, police said.

Meanwhile, four members of the CPI (Maoist), including two women, surrendered before the Superintendent of Police of Bhadradri-Kothagudem district today and they have been sanctioned monetary benefit under rehabilitation scheme, Jha said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.