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STF men get their due

November 01, 2004

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa honoured the Special Task Force for killing sandalwood smuggler Veerappan, who terrorised Karnataka and Tamil Nadu for 30 years.


STF personnel, including chief K Vijaykumar, W I Dawaram, K Gopalkrishnan, Sanjay Arora, N Tamilselvan, were presented medals, promotions, cash prizes worh Rs 3 lakh and house plots last Saturday at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai.


In the four-and-a-half hour programme, Jayalalithaa praised the STF men and her government for 'reactivating' the STF. STF chief Vijaykumar thanked his predecessors and the government for their support.


Photograph: DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images

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Sub: A Fools' paradise!

India, a fools apradise indeed, where else would you get honoured and praised for a job you did with such delay, such Shabbiness, with such ...

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