Naxal leader arrested in Tamil Nadu
A Naxal state committee member has been arrested at Thanjavur and remanded to judicial custody, police said.
Madurai: A Naxal state committee member,
absconding since 2008 after a TADA court issued a non-bailable
warrant against him, has been arrested at Thanjavur and
remanded to judicial custody, police said.
The `Q` wing, the special branch of Tamil Nadu police that
deals with extremist activities, nabbed him at the town
Police said Manivasakam, a member of a Naxal party`s state
committee, had close links with its Politburo.
After his arrest in 2002, he had confessed to being just a
messenger of the unit following which he was released, they
However investigations revealed he was an active member of
the party, they said, adding that a number of cases are
pending against him.