Shringeri: 'Those Killed are Not Naxals, but Locals ' - Say Angry Locals
Wednesday, July 11, 2007
Shringeri, Jul 10: The sources have revealed the identity of 4 persons among 5 who were killed on Tuesday July 10, in an encounter between Naxals and Anti-Naxal squad at Menasinahadya. The deceased persons have been identified as Gautham, Kauveri, Paramesh and Ramegowda. One person who was among those killed has been not yet identified .
The locals here said that, the persons who died in the encounter were not Naxals, but they were locals. The locasl are furious regarding the inhuman act by anti-Naxal squad and Police personnel. They vented their anger by burning a police vehicle stationed there.
During the encounter a cow also became the victim and a house near the vicinity was badly damaged the sources said
Kalkulli Vittal Hegade, the progressive thinker of the town, has condemned this encounter and expressed his dissatisfaction and shock over the killing of innocent locals. He said that, innocent people who reside within the jurisdiction of Kudremukh National Park have been killed mistaking them being Naxals. The incident was tragic as it claimed the lives of guiltless poor people. he opined
posted by Resistance 7/11/2007 11:39:00 PM,