Mancherial: Ramagundam Commissioner of Police V Satyanaryana said that the wall posters pasted in Bellampalli town opposing polls was a handiwork of sympathisers of Maoists.
He was addressing press persons here on Friday. He said the perpetrators would be arrested soon.
Satyanarayana said two persons who were found pasting posters were sympathisers, as per preliminary investigations. He added that the duo indulged in an act to disturb peace and tranquility of the town and to prove the presence of Maoists. He added that their intention was to terrorise the public as well.
The IPS officer said vigilance was stepped up to prevent intrusion of extremists in any part of the district. He added that probe was carried out into the threat letter released by the Maoists against TRS candidate from Bellampalli constituency recently. He said that steps were being taken to ensure free and fair polls.
On Thursday early morning, wall posters, purportedly pasted by members of the banned outfit Singareni Karmika Sangham (Si Ka Sa) created a flutter in Bellampalli. They were pasted in 18 places and the writing opposed early polls and grand alliance. A letter and CD was released by the party as well.