Malappuram: A suspected Maoist activist from Tamilnadu has been arrested from Kalkulam in forest range in the district, the police said today.
They said that Aiyyappan, a maths graduate and a Diploma engineer in electronics and a native of Virudhunagar in Tamilnadu, was nabbed by police on a tip off from locals. The police said the villagers saw a man coming out of the forests on Wednesday night and questioned him. As he did not give convincing replies, they handed him over to the police.
Some Maoist literature and medicines were recovered from him, the police said.
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