Five Maoists Detained Under NSA

Published: 19th July 2015 03:51 AM  |   Last Updated: 19th July 2015 03:51 AM   |  A+A-

COIMBATORE:The five Maoist activists arrested from near Karumathampatty by Q Branch police on May 4 were served an order stating that they were detained under the National Security Act (NSA), at the Coimbatore Central Prison on Friday evening.

Copies of the order, issued by Collector  Archana Patnaik, were sent to the families of the five through the Q Branch police. The order states that the issuance was “with a view of preventing (the Maoists) from acting in a manner, prejudicial to the maintenance of public order.” The counsel for the Maoists told Express that they were planning on moving the HC to get the order quashed.

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