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Stone Crusher Unit Office in Kerala Attacked: Maoists Suspected

by Himabindu Venkatakrishnan on January 2, 2015 at 6:19 PM

 Stone Crusher Unit Office in Kerala Attacked: Maoists Suspected
Five suspected Maoists attacked the office of a stone crusher unit at around 2.30 a.m. on Friday. Preliminary reports say that the five-member team of attackers was led by a gun-wielding woman.

After vandalizing and burning the office, the suspected Maoists placed a few posters on the walls of the office in which the CPI (Maoist) group mentioned its agenda.
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The New Bharat Stone Crusher unit was functioning near the Chekeri Colony on the Nedumpoyil-Mananthavady Road.

It was completely vandalized and burnt. The phone, fax machine, computer, CCTV Cameras and office files were also set on fire, and window panes were found shattered.
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According to the security guard, two of the five attackers had guns and the order to vandalize the premises was given by the woman from a distance.

Police have started an investigation in the matter.

Kerala's Home and Vigilance Minister Ramesh Chennithala said this was the fifth such act done by a Maoist group, and added that police has been ordered to carry out a thorough search operation for the attackers.

Source: ANI
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