One more Maoist was killed in a conflict between the police and Maoists in the Manjakkandi forest on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Manivasakam, head of the Bhavani Dalam group. He had injuries in the encounter with Thunderbolt personnel. After the demise of Kuppu Devaraj, Manivasakam was the leader of the Dalam.
Investigation of the bodies of Maoists killed the other day has started. Earlier three Maoists including a woman were killed on Monday morning. There were several reports that some of the Maoists had run into the forest following the battle. The Thunderbolt personnel are searching for them.