Naxalite woman leader arrested

Miss Ajitha, said to be a top commander of the Naxalite group which attacked the Pulpalli wireless station recently, was apprehended along with eight others in the Kottiyur forest early this morning [December 3] and taken to the Mananthody police station. The police are reported to have seized from Ajitha and others Rs. 1,500 in cash, a transistor and some jewels. Miss Ajitha admitted to the police that “revolution has failed.” During the interrogation by the police at Mananthody police station, she is understood to have confessed that she had participated in the attack on the Pulpalli wireless station, but that she had no part in the attempt to seize the Tellicherry police station two days before the Pulpalli attack. Ajitha (23) is the daughter of Naxalite leader Kunnikal Narayanan. Ajitha’s mother, Mandakini was arrested in the Kumthala forest in Cannanore district last evening.

Source  :  https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-opinion/naxalite-woman-leader-arrested/article25658715.ece

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