Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Maoists put up posters in southern districts of Orissa

Berhampur (Orissa) Nov 25 (PTI) Security has been tightened in three districts of south Orissa following the appearance of posters put up by Maoists, warning the police against alleged atrocities committed by them.

The police said additional armed police force was deployed in Ganjam, Gajapati and Kandhamal districts as the posters were found in public places like the panchayat office and the bazaar, besides being pasted on passenger buses.

All posters and leaflets have been seized and their genuineness is being verified, police said.

They speak about alleged atrocities committed by the police on tribals in the past in places like Kalinga Nagar in Jajpur district and Maikancha and Mandrabaju areas of Kandhamal district.

The posters were found in large numbers in Baragada, situated near dense forests, in Ganjam district.

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