Mangalore : Deputy Inspector General of Police (Western Range) Gopal Hosur on Tuesday, April 28 said that complete bandobast of Naxal-affected area in three districts, Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Chikmagalur has been undertaken with special security in place.
Addressing media persons, Hosur said that the naxal influence is being witnessed under 20 police station limits and 81 villages. In a total of 162 polling stations special security by deploying 10 to 15 police personnel has been provided to enable about 1 lakh voters exercise their franchise without any fear. The police personnel have also been provide with adequate modern weapons, he said.
This apart, route survey in these area is being undertaken for every two to three hours with video cameras and thermal images made use of in the night. At the high altitude areas police stations have been set up. Further, personnel trained in ambush, counter attack and investigation have been deployed in anti-naxal force, he said.
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