'Give info on naxals, win gifts'

This poster has been pasted at KSRTC bus stand in Bejai in Mangalore.

The DK police have pasted wall posters in the crowded public places, by making an announcement of providing attractive gifts to those who give them information about the naxals.

One such wall poster has been fixed in the KSRTC bus stand in Bejai.

The wall poster reads: “Gifts worth lakhs of rupees will be given to those who can provide information on naxals which would in turn help in arresting the naxals who are acting against the law.” The wall poster consists the photos of 19 naxals.

The department has announced of offering Rs 5 lakh prize money for providing information about top seven naxals namely B G Krishnamoorthy from Bukkadibail in Sringeri, Prabha alias Sandhya from Hosagadde in Theerthahalli, Latha Lokaiah alias Shayamala Sringeri, Kanyakumari alias Suvarna from Mudigere, Vikaram Gowda alias Srikanth from Koodlu and A S Suresh alias Mahesh from Mudigere.

While the Department will offer Rs 1 lakh prize money for providing information on Savitri, M Vanalakshmi, Bharathi, Manoj Chattisghada, Kalpana, Nirmala, Nanda Kumar, Sundari, Sirimane Nagarju, Jayanna, Ravindra, Srimathi and C M Noor Julphikar alias Sridhar.
Land and mobile phone numbers too are published in the wall poster for the public to contact and communicate messages to the police.

Along with publishing wall posters, the Anti-Naxal Squad from Ramasamudra in Karkala which is in-charge of DK, Udupi, Chikmagalur and Shimoga districts has committed an error in the wall poster by mentioning ‘Mangalore district’ and ‘Karkala district’.  

Posters part of ‘Operation Black Thunder’

Speaking to Deccan Herald, Western Range Inspector General of Police (IGP) Alok Mohan said that wall posters are published as part of ‘Operation Black Thunder.’

“We had publicised such posters earlier too, but now we have expanded the activity. We are receiving good response from the people,” Alok Mohan informed.

The IGP has also assured of keeping the details of the messengers or informants a secret in view of the safety of the messengers or informants.

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