Raids have been conducted by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in Telangana and Chhattisgarh in connection with a case related to the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist).
The probing agency registered a case against 12 accused after explosive materials, drones and a lathe machine were seized from three accused in June in Cherla mandal of Kothagudem, Telangana.
According to reports, the explosives seized were being planned to be used to produce country-made pistols to put up a fight against security forces in Naxal affected regions.
A total of eight locations were raided by NIA in Telangana and Chhattisgarh.
A detailed investigation is underway to further find the motive of the accused and over seized items.
With inputs from IANS