No Naxalite presence in Tamil Nadu: CRPF DG

Madurai: CRPF on Tuesday said Tamil Nadu is free from Naxal menace and there is no need for any search operation.

There is no Naxalite presence in Tamil Nadu and no need for any search operation, Central Reserve Police Force Director General K Vijay Kumar told reporters here.

He said CRPF had sought additional 100 acres for its training centre which is coming up at Idayapatti near Tirumogur in Madurai District.

Initially the training centre would come up on 50 acres. The District administration had agreed to consider providing 100 more acre of land, he said.