Kannur | A three member Maoist gang, carrying weapons were seen at a tribal colony near Kelakam in a forest area on Kerala-Karnataka border.
Iritty Dy SP P Sukumaran told UNI, the three Maoists visited the house of one Kelappan at about 0900 hrs and demanded rice and sugar.
Later, they ate a jack fruit and before leaving left behind Maoist publication Kaattuthee and some other pamphlets. Investigation was going on with assistance from thunderbolt police force in the nearby areas since Monday morning.
Meanwhile, a five-member Maoist gang visited some houses at Thavinhal panchayat in Wynad district on June 28 and handed over Maolist literature ti the inmates. Police suspect that the three Maoists who had visited the tribal colony today may have belonged.to this group.
The District Sessions Court today remanded a Maoist leader Roopesh to police custody for three days. He was arrested on suspicion of carrying weapns near Peravoor on 2013.
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