Collector Alex Paul Menon, who was recently set free by Maoists after 12
days of captivity in Chhattisgarh, on Wednesday called on Tamil Nadu Chief
Minister Jayalalithaa and thanked her for urging the Centre to take steps
for his release.
Menon, an IAS officer from Tamil Nadu, met the
Chief Minister at the Secretariat and expressed his gratitude, an official
Jayalalithaa had written to Prime Minister Manmohan
Singh urging him to take immediate steps to secure the early release of
Menon, who was kidnapped on April 21 in Sukma district in Chhattisgarh.
who hails from Tirunelveli district, was released unharmed by the Maoists
on May 3.