Tamil Nadu

Vigilance intensified in Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri

In the wake of arrests of two women with alleged links to left-wing extremism the anti-naxal division here has intensified its surveillance in select areas of Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri. According to Superintendent of Police Bandi Gangadhar, of the entire West Zone, a strong naxal wing operates only in Krishnagiri and Dharmapuri.

Asked if there were any ‘suspects’, Mr. Bandi Gangadhar said, there is an assessment of activities of persons suspected to have links. Presently, the surveillance is on for only those already on the ‘State list’.

According to sources, four persons from Dharmapuri are reportedly on the state list.

Mr. Gangadhar said the naxal special division is being given capacity building.

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