Suspected maoists nabbed by Kerala police from Sringeri

10:47 AM Nov 10, 2021 | Team Udayavani |

Sringeri: The Kerala police have reportedly arrested suspected Maoists on November 9, both are wanted by Karnataka in connection with various Naxal-related cases.


The arrested areB.G. Krishnamurthy, a native of Sringeri, and Savithri, a native of Kalasa.

A senior police officer in Chikkamagaluru informed that the duo had been arrested by Kerala police, however, there has been no official communication from Kerala so far.

Karnataka Government had announced a cash award of Rs 5 lakh for information on the whereabouts of Krishnamurthy.

Krishnamurthy, , had been part of a Save Kudremukh campaign and other such campaigns in the Malnad region since 2000, after his studies. He is said to be leading the Naxals in Karnataka.


He had moved to the neighbouring State of Kerala some years ago. He had skipped his father’s funeral in 2018.



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