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42 linked to terror groups, including IS, suspected missing in 5 years: Kerala CM

Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the Kerala government did not receive any confirmation report from central agencies about the death of any of the missing people.

india Updated: Aug 08, 2017 22:04 IST
Press Trust of India, Thiruvananthapuram
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Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan.(PTI)

Forty-two people linked with various organisations, including terror outfit IS, were suspected to have gone missing from Kerala in last five years, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Tuesday.

There was no information about these missing people, Vijayan said in a written reply in the state assembly, adding that all cases connected with IS were probed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

Vijayan also said the state government did not receive any confirmation report from central agencies about the death of any of these missing persons.

The chief minister said since the LDF government came to power Kerala in May 2016, 281 cases connected with violence involving RSS activists have been registered.

He also informed the assembly that six persons were killed in gangster attacks, while a total of 192 people were arrested in connection with attacks by thugs.

First Published: Aug 08, 2017 22:04 IST