The intel sources have identified Telangana Praja Front, Telangana Vidyarthi Vibhagam, Democratic Students Union and others as Naxal front organisations. On October 19, last year, the police have registered cases against 45 persons for their involvement in Maoist activities. Several frontal organisation leaders too have been booked. Similarly, cases were registered on November 12 against Maoist Central Committee members Anuradha, Ravi Sharma and Sudarshan. Later, cases were also registered against Central Committee secretary Sambhala Keshara Rao, Polit Buro member Venugopal, Telangana state committee member Haribhushan and others.
Prof. Kasim's arrest too is also a part of the same drive. He is also found to be coordinating the activities of 16 Maoist front organisations. The police have also recovered several incriminating documents from Prof. Kasim's house.