Security tightened for Maoist leader to be produced before Court

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Purulia, Mar 19 (UNI) Security has been tightened in and around the town, in view of the presence of a hardcore Maoist leader, who is to be produced before Purulia district court tomorrow.

Himadri Sen Roy, alias Somen, who is also the ''State Secretary of CPI(Maoist)'', was on a 12-day police remand, in connection with the blowing up of a CRPF Camp at Gurpana in Bandwan block of the district on October 30, 2005. Police suspect him of having masterminded the blast.

The Chief Judicial Magistrate of Purulia had asked the CID to produce him in court tomorrow, as per his last order on March 8.

Earlier, a few leaflets were found from different areas of Purulia town, demanding the release of Somen. They have even threatened to highjack him even before he can arrive here from Dum Dum Central Jail.

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