Armed Cadres Of CPI Maoist Distribute Anti CAA Literature In Wayanad District

KALPETTA: A seven-member armed Maoist gang distributed notices and pasted posters at Kambamala near Mananthavady in Wayanad district, urging people to get ready for armed revolt against Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC).

According to the police, the gun-toting group, including three women, of the banned CPI (Maoist) reached the Kambamala tea plantation near the forest around 2pm. They distributed printed anti-CAA notices to the plantation workers and also pasted hand-written posters on the walls of the employee quarters.

Police probe under way

Kalpetta : The notices called for armed revolt against those behind the CAA and NRC, said the police. The gang spent around 30 minutes among the plantation workers, before returning to the forest by shouting slogans.  The police have recovered around 25 notices distributed by the gang from plantation workers. They have also identified a person among the gang as Raman. The police registered a case under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) in connection with the incident and launched an investigation.

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