Coimbatore

Police release photos of suspected Maoists

The district police and intelligence agencies on Monday published the photos of 12 persons, including a woman, in a notice stating that they are Maoists. on the notice boards of police stations and check posts bordering Kerala.

The persons whose images were published in the list are Velmurugan, Yogeshmathan, Murthy, Palanivel, Karthik alias Kannan alias Gopi, Kalidass, Dasarathan, Sathiya Mary alias Padma, Manivasagam alias Mani and two others.

Contact details

The list also had the contact details of the respective police stations, the office and mobile number of the Deputy Superintendent of Police and the special branch police.

This has taken place only days after Kerala Police released the images of 35 Maoists. The district police also launched an intensive combing operation at the bordering areas following rumours of Maoist movement.

However, a senior district police officer said that they are on the look out for these accused for more than two years.

“We had already affixed their photos at the police stations and check posts. But they were worn out and damaged. So we have asked to replace them,” the officer said and added that some of them are wanted in cases that are dating back to several years ago and don’t have cases in Coimbatore.

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