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Hunt for Maoists on Near Karnataka Border

Published: 10th December 2013 09:42 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th December 2013 09:42 AM   |  A+A-

Police and the Thunderbolt team continued search in the forest areas near the Karnataka border on Monday after a tapping worker reportedly spotted a five-member team of suspected Maoists at Prappoyil town near Cherupuzha two days ago.

Police and the Thunderbolt team had conducted searches in the nearby forests on Sunday also. The search operations continued on Monday in Kottathalachi and Chenattukolli forest areas under the leadership of Kannur Narcotic DySP P C Babu, Thunderbolt SI Prabhakaran and Peringome Additional SI Narayanan. But, the joint police team could not find any trace of Maoist presence in the area.SI Narayanan told ‘Express’ after the search operations that they could not find anything that could be connected to Maoist presence.



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