Maoists raise retaliation threat against Jaleel’s murder
Kalikavu (Malappuram): The Maoists have again come up with a threat to the police in connection with the encounter death of their leader C. P. Jaleel. The Maoist posters challenging the police appeared at Thiruvambady in Kozhikode the other day.
The Maoists claimed that the police fired at C. P. Jaleel without any provocation and the police officers who committed the murder will be dealt with at the right time. They had raised threat of retaliation against the police prior to this incident also.
They have declared support to the Thovarimala land strike held in Bathery of Wayanad. CPI(ML) Red Flag workers are spearheading the land strike. They had encroached the Thovarimala estate owned by Harrisons Malayalam Limited on April 20. The police evicted the encroachers through legal action.
Though there is no apparent protest, it is learnt the Red Flag workers are continuing with the land strike. The Maoists managed to stick posters in Thiruvambady despite the strict surveillance of the police.
Maoist presence has been identified in Wayanad, Malappuram and Palakkad districts. It was the Wayanad-based Maoist wing Kabani Dalam workers who reached Thiruvambady in Wayanad. It is learnt that more new faces have joined the Maoist groups.