Special Correspondent

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The BJP on Monday demanded that the Government publish a white paper on the extremist activities and the security situation in the State.

No progress in probes

BJP spokesman B.K. Sekhar told mediapersons here that investigation into cases such as recent explosions had not progressed much. The Government should be telling the people about the status of these investigations and operations of extremists in the State.

The spokesman said that none had been arrested in connection with the explosion at Beypore. On the other hand, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy had tried to help those accused in the Coimbatore bomb blasts case.

He said that extremist organisations had been masquerading as social organisations in the State. Some political leaders were involved with them in extremist activities.

Inaction alleged

The Government, he said, was also not listening to complaints about the police association forcibly collecting funds for the defence of the accused in the murder of an innocent in police custody in Thiruvananthapuram.

Opposition Leader V.S. Achuthanandan was also silent on the issue. He said that the BJP still demanded a CBI probe into the Marad incident.