Fri, Sep 18, 2015, 08:18 AM
Police are on high alert in Karimnagar district following the encounter in Warangal district. Police officials, who have denied that there was no Maoists presence in the state, were surprised to know that Maoists have recruited educated youth in their cadres with the encounter. Police have intensified combing operations on the banks of Pranahita and Godavari rivers in the forest area under Manthani division with the specific inputs of Maoists presence. Meanwhile, Home Minister N Narsimha Reddy said in Hyderabad that Warangal encounter was not a pre-planned one.