Rediff India Abroad
 Rediff India Abroad Home  |  All the sections


The Web

India Abroad

Sign up today!

Article Tools
Email this article
Top emailed links
Print this article
Contact the editors
Discuss this article

Home > News > Report

Tamil Nadu STF will not be disbanded

A Correspondent in Chennai | October 20, 2004 11:34 IST

The Tamil Nadu government has decided not to disband the Special Task Force constituted to hunt for forest brigand Veerappan, now that the dreaded tusker smuggler is dead.

Also see: School to throw Veerappan daughter out | The Veerappan Saga

Veerappan was killed in an encounter with the STF near Dharmapuri on Monday night.

Senior Tamil Nadu government officials indicated that the STF may be retrained and re-equipped to deal with Tamil nationalist guerrillas.

Also read: The man who got Veerappan | India's biggest, costliest hunt


More reports from Tamil Nadu
Read about: Cases Against J Jayalalitha | Cauvery Water Dispute

Share your comments


Copyright © 2006 India Limited. All Rights Reserved.