Thirty-two Maoists, together with 4 carrying a reward of Rs 1 lakh every on their head, surrendered earlier than the Chhattisgarh Police in Dantewada district, police stated on Sunday.
As per a press launch issued by the district police, 19 surrendered Maoists are natives of Bakeli village, 4 from Korkotti and three every from Udenar, Tumarigunda and Matasi villages which come below Barsoor police station of Dantewada district.
Police additional claimed that the Maoists surrendered below ‘Lon Varratu’ drive below which banners have been put up of their villages, interesting them to give up.
The surrendered cadres have been concerned within the assault on safety forces and different Maoists violence within the district, police added.
“Four of them carried a reward of Rs 1 lakh each on their them and were absconding,” the press launch acknowledged.
Dantewada police supplied them with Rs 10,000 as quick help. Other amenities below Chhattisgarh Surrender and Rehabilitation coverage will comply with.
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As per data, no less than 150 purported Maoists have laid down their arms and surrendered below the continuing ‘Lon Varratu’ marketing campaign prior to now 4 months throughout round 50 villages of the Left-wing Extremism (LWE)-hit Dantewada district.
However, the tribal rights activists raised questions on this marketing campaign and claimed that an harmless tribal is trapped between Chhattisgarh Police, different paramilitary safety forces and the Maoists. Under the programme, the activists alleged, the police are forcing harmless tribals to show themselves in.
‘Lon Varratu’ within the tribal Gond dialect means homecoming. The police have earmarked about 50 hypersensitive Maoist-dominated villages the place pamphlets have been put up with an attraction for them to give up.