Kozhikode: Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s security has been tightened after threat from Maoists. This comes after an investigation department has informed that there is a threat to the chief minister and five police stations of the district. The police stations are Kodencherri, Thamarasseri, Koorachundu, Peruvannamoovi and Thottilppalam stations of the district.

The threat came after the Maoists were killed in Attappady. Regarding the threat, his security has been strengthened for all his programmes today. Meantime, the DGP has directed all police stations of Wayanad to be vigilant. Thunderbolts team has reached the areas. The inspection will be tightened at night.

Days ago, four Maoists, including a woman, were shot dead in an encounter with the police in the forests of Attappadi in Kerala’s Palakkad district. The killed Maoists are identified as Suresh, Karthik and Sreemathi. They hail from Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. The fourth person's identity is unknown. 

The Thunderbolt team, Kerala’s commando force, mainly engaged in anti-naxal drive, was on a regular combing operation in Attappadi region on Monday. At the time, a gang of Maoists spotted the police team and fired at the cops.