TAMIL NADU

Rajagopalan visits STF camps

ERODE Jan. 28. The Director-General of Police, R.Rajagopalan, today visited the STF camps at Sathyamangalam, Thattakarai and Thamaraikarai and held discussions with officials on intensifying operations to catch the forest brigand, Veerappan.

The visit by the police chief, first after he took over as the head of the police force early this month, came in the wake of reports of the jungle bandit being sighted along the border on Palar, near Mettur in Salem a few days ago.

At the Sathyamangalam camp, strategies were discussed with the Joint Commandant of STF, W.I.Dawaram, and the Additional Director-General of Police, STF, Tamil Nadu, R.Nataraj. The DGP visited Vellitiruppur and Anthiyur and the Bargur hills. He later went to the Thattakarai and Thamaraikarai camps.

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