Veerappan Chasing The Brigand

Veerappan Chasing The Brigand (Paperback)

By K Vijay Kumar 
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Publisher: Rupa Publications
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
EAN: 9788129145352
No. of Pages: 263
Binding: Paperback
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About The Book

"No other bandit in recent times has captured the public's imagination as much as KooseMuniswamy Veerappan. Be it his trademark moustache, stories of his daring escapades or hisruthless massacre of officers, Veerappan continues to fascinate, even thirteen years after his death.Veerappan: Chasing the Brigand is a lucid and incisive account of the rise and fall of India's mostdreaded forest brigand. Chronicled by K. Vijay Kumar, IPS, the man who spearheaded the TamilNadu Special Task Force (STF) that planned and executed the dreaded bandit's encounter, thebook relives the various incidents that shaped Veerappan's life – from his birth in Gopinathamin 1952 to his death in 2004 in a shootout in Padi. It traces his dramatic rise from a small-time poacher and sandalwood smuggler to a brutal fugitive who held three states to ransom fortwo decades. The ruthless killings and high-profile kidnappings masterminded by Veerappan,including the 108-day ordeal involving Kannada cinema superstar, Dr Rajkumar, are describedin fascinating detail. Veerappan: Chasing the Brigand is the most authentic account of the life andtimes of the dreaded outlaw."

About The Author

"K. VIJAY KUMAR is a former officer in the Indian Police Service (IPS) and was the Chief ofthe Special Task Force (STF) that was behind the encounter of the dreaded bandit Veerappanduring Operation Cocoon in 2004. Mr. Kumar, a 1975 batch IPS officer from the Tamil Naducadre, headed the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy in Hyderabad in 2008 andserved as the Director General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) from 2010 to 2012. Heis currently Senior Security Adviser in the Home Ministry."

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Title: Veerappan Chasing The Brigand
Publisher: Rupa Publications
Author: K Vijay Kumar
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
EAN: 9788129145352
No. of Pages: 263
Binding: Paperback

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