The team reached the Bhavani river bank in the Murugala area around 6pm and got in touch with the Malappuram police station through a satellite phone.
The main deity is Malleswaran, who is believed to be an incarnation of Lord Shiva.
Deepak (Chandu), said to be a master trainer in Maoist activities, was nabbed from Moolakangal.
The recent “encounters” in the Attappadi region in Palakkad district has brought back to the discussion table Kerala's bloodied tryst with left-wing extremism.
Attappady, located on the foothills of Nilgiri hills in Kerala's Palakkad district, is considered one of the most backward tribal hamlets in the state.
It was the image of Madhu, hands tied and with a look that could break anybody’s heart.
Madhu, 27, was beaten to death by a group of people at Kadukumanna hamlet in Attappady, near Palakkad, on February 22, 2018, on the allegation of theft of provisions from shops in the locality.
The 'Shanti Information Center' found by Uma focuses on building sustainable houses for the tribal communities, with cooperation from the state government.
Reports said the mother did not receive adequate medical attention.
Of the 11 infant deaths in Attappady this year, six had died following complications after choking while being breastfed.