Wednesday, December 09, 2009

30 Naxals still active in DK, Udupi districts: IGP

TNN 5 December 2009, 09:44pm IST

DAVANAGERE: Over 30 Naxalites are still active in Hosanagara, Varahi and other places in Chikmagalur, Udupi, DK districts, according to Eastern

Speaking to reporters in Davanagere on Saturday after inaugurating the observation of crime prevention month, he said after the arrest of Devendra, a Naxal leader, their activities have receded in the area. Earlier they moved in large numbers but now they have been spotted in twos and threes, the IGP added. Frequent combing operations have also checked their movements, he said.

Davanagere tops in crime detection: IGP

The IGP said that Davanagere district tops in crime detection in the entire Eastern Range, encompassing Chitradurga, Bellary, Shimoga and Davanagere districts.

He lauded the efforts of the Davanagere police for their timely action and the best recovery of public property. Davanagere district police should work hard so as to get the state-level award, the IGP said.

He has called on the public to cooperate with the police to bring down the crime rate. SP Sandeep Patil called on the public to go for central locking system in their houses to prevent thefts and other crimes.

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