Forest areas in Thenniyankulam, Thunukkai, in Mulaitheevu, have been rounded by the Army and a massive search operation by them saying movement suspicious people observed in the area, the reports from the area said. The search in Thenniuyankulam follows the day & night search in the forests of Odduchuddan undertaken day before yesterday.
People went into forest area and while returning back their tractor had gone out of order and they had halted tractor in the jungle and returned home. When they went to recover the tractor day before yesterday, they had seen three or more black-clad people on the tractor. They quietly had retracted and returned with more people from the village to find the black clad people had vanished.
Army was informed of the incident and they had laid a search operation in the jungle area.
Meanwhile, people had observed that people who had come in white van going into the Odduchuddan jaungle area carrying rifles in their hands.
The Odduchuddan jungle area was searched by the Army following this observation. However police said the no one was arrested.