A self-styled sub-zonal commander and a seasoned Maoist wished in 9 circumstances have surrendered earlier than the safety forces in two separate developments in the insurgency-hit Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand on January 31.
One of the Maoist has been recognized as 35-year-old Raju Lakem, a resident of Bijapur who has been lively with the proscribed communist occasion of India (Maoist) and dealing as a head of the Jantana Sarkar unit of the Bhairamgarh space committee of the banned outfit.
He turned himself in to the police in Dantewada; he has 9 circumstances, together with homicide and arson, registered in opposition to him for which a bounty of Rs 1 lakh has already been positioned on his head, mentioned an official aware of the event.
It’s been learnt that Lakem has been a prime accused in 4 separate incidents of homicide between 2013 to 2016, for which the police have hunted him since then.
During the give up, Lakem confessed that he was impressed by the Lone Varatu marketing campaign (a name for homecoming in Gondi) being run by the safety forces and the administration collectively and wished to dwell a life with dignity and honour; Lakem had joined the banned CPI Maoist a decade in the past.
It needs to be famous that as many as 592 ex-cadres of the outlawed outfit have shunned the trail of violence and joined the mainstream underneath the Lone Varatu marketing campaign in the previous three years; this consists of a whole of 150 cadres with a reward declared on them.
JJMP commander surrenders in Palamu
While in one other growth, a self-styled commander of the proscribed Jharkhand Jan Mukti Parishad (JJMP), a splinter group of the CPI Maoist, surrendered earlier than the forces on January 31.
The surrendered Maoist has been recognized as Anil Bhuiyan alias Omprakash alias Prakash; Bhuiyan, a resident of Dokri of Palamu, has been named in three separate incidents, together with arson and assault on safety forces.
He turned himself earlier than the district superintendent of police Chandan Sinha and laid down his country-made pistols and cartridges.
It’s been learnt that the just lately intensified operations in the Maoist belt by the safety forces have compelled Bhuiyan to put down his arms, who was afraid of being caught. He can be rehabilitated per the state coverage and can be supplied all the assistance, mentioned an official of the police.