NIA raids premises of suspected Maoist supporters in Tamil Nadu

PTI | Coimbatore | Updated: 12-10-2021 15:13 IST | Created: 12-10-2021 15:05 IST
NIA raids premises of suspected Maoist supporters in Tamil Nadu
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The National Investigation Agency (NIA) was carrying out searches in the houses of suspected supporters of Maoists here and nearby Pollachi, police said on Tuesday.

According to police, NIA sleuths conducted the searches at the house of Dinesh, a dentist who was arrested by the Kerala Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) in February last for his suspected Maoist connections and lodged in a prison in the neighboring state since then.

Similarly, searches were carried out at the residence of Danish, who was also arrested for his alleged involvement in various UAPA cases and has been since jailed in Kerala, police said.

Further, NIA officials searched the house of Santhosh, reportedly involved in Maoist activities and absconding for the last five years, at Angalakurichi in nearby Pollachi, they said.

A good number of police personnel were posted in front of the houses where the searches were on.

Searches were also being conducted in other locations in the state including in Theni.

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