Madurai

Suspected Maoist produced in court

Suspected Maoist Mahalingam (63), who was arrested in Tiruchur district in Kerala last month, was produced before Andipatti Magistrate Court on Monday in connection with the case registered for arms training on Varushandu hill near here. Magistrate V. Baskaran adjourned the case till August 22. Later, Mahalingam was taken back to Madurai Central Prison. The police said Mahalingam was arrested on a charge of taking up arms training on Varushanadu hill in 2007. He was released on conditional bail in 2009. But, he did not appear before the court when required. Acting on a tip-off, a special police team arrested him in Tiruchur last month.

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