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752 STF personnel get promotions

October 19, 2004 18:22 IST

The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday decided to give promotions to all the 752 STF personnel whose efforts led to the killing of Veerappan and three of his associates in Papparapatti village in Dharmapuri district.

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Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa also announced a cash reward of Rs 3 lakh to each of the personnel involved in 'Operation Cocoon'.

Additionally, each of them will also be given a plot of land of their choice, she said.

With this announcement, the chief of the combined STF and the man who led the team, K Vijaykumar, now an additional director general of police, will be promoted to the rank of DGP.

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Number of User Comments: 5

Sub: promotions for STF persons

Guess what did the Army Soldiers get for capturing Batalik. A sena medal with a lucrative incenetive of some 300 Rs pm and a hari ...

Posted by manoj asthana

Sub: jaya the foolish cm

only fools would give promotion to 752 stf people at a time. the reward is too much for a pittance effort. Police in tamil nadu ...

Posted by vivek

Sub: Great 'Finish'.

People of Tamilnadu have enough reasons to feel proud. In the case of Rajiv Gandhi assasination our men not only succeeded in 'cracking' the case ...

Posted by Vijay

Sub: why promotions? why not demotions?

For catching Veerappan after 20 years and after expending hundreds of crores of rupees of scarce tax payers money? It's a huge shame ! Why ...

Posted by bhaskar

Sub: Kudos to STF for their mission complete

The STF have done it and go down the history of the nation.All sections of the country shower encomium on you for this splendid achievement(accomplishment).You ...

Posted by subramanian padmanaban



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