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Karnataka govt. withdraws controversial list of naxalites

Karnataka govt. withdraws controversial list of naxalites

Bangalore, UNI: Karnataka Home Minister M Prakash today said that the government would revise the list of 33 persons released by police officials recently.

Karnataka Home Minister M Prakash today said that the government had withdrawn the list of armed naxalites
and their supporters following opposition from a section of society.
Speaking to newspersons here he said the government would revise the list of 33 persons released by police officials recently. "The list was prepared in 2003 and the government will revise it with new criteria, depending on the activities, writings, speeches made individuals," he said, adding that the cases would be registered against those as and when they indulge in such activities in future.
He said that the setting afire a KSRTC bus in Agumbe yesterday by naxalites was commendable and does not augur well for a healthy society.
Police officials were on the job to investigate into the incident and strict action would be taken against those indulging in violent ways, he said.
He said the government also intends to bring amendments to the Excise Act in the coming session to implement the arrack ban strictly. Amendmends would also be brought to Lok Ayukta Act with regard to extending of suo motu power. The government needed extra police staff of 4859 for implementation of arrack ban and the recruitment in this regard would begin in the next six months, he said.
The Home Minister said the government would view the deaths due illicit brewing and deal with iron hand, those involved in brewing it.
He said that the government had proposed to introduce several allowances for the police officials including risk allowances, overtime, providing housing facilities and weekly offs for police constables.

Telegraphindia.com

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posted by Resistance 7/03/2007 11:36:00 AM,

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