Suspecting that Maoists would have entered Kodagu district from Wayanad in Kerala, the Anti-Naxal Force (ANF) personnel have intensified combing operations inside the forest situated on the border of Kerala, in the district.
The combing operations are being carried out for the last four days in the district.
On Saturday, the ANF personnel from Karkala and Kodagu jointly carried out combing operations. They are on high alert at border areas of Kutta, Karike and Makutta.
The combing operations were carried out at Birunani, Naladi, Udumbe, Haladi and Sampaje forests too.
A source said that some areas in Bhagamandala, Napoklu and Virajpet have been considered as hypersensitive and the police are on high alert in these areas.