Cops grill suspected naxalites arrested near Chennai

Cops grill suspected naxalites arrested near Chennai

During intense grilling with three naxalites who were arrested in Thiruvallur near Chennai on Saturday, police have found out many details about their funding and recruitment operations conducted in and around the city.

The arrested have been identified as Dasarathan, his wife Shenbagavalli and brother Vetri Veerapandian of Odhapai village, Tiruvallur district.

Q branch police took custody of the arrested three and are interrogating them. It is said Shenbagavalli has a sabotage case pending against her at Kodaikanal police station.

Various books and documents on Maoism, pamphlets and a laptop have been seized from them.

Also, their involvement in earlier cases, including the one involving bomb attack on Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu’s car, is being probed, sources said.

The details of the crimes that the trio had committed will be investigated and further details will be released once the investigation is over, Sibi Chakravarthy, superintendent of police, Tiruvallur said.