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9 Maoist guerrillas surrender in Jharkhand

IANS  |  Ranchi 

Nine guerrillas, two of them armed, surrendered to the police chief here on Monday.

The nine belonged to the outlawed People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI). They surrendered before D.K. Pandey at the police headquarters.

The nine included Lal Bihari Singh, an area commander of PLFI.

Those who surrendered would be given cash and other facilities as per the surrender and rehabilitation policy of the government.

More than 100 Maoists have surrendered in in recent years. The Maoists are active in 18 of the 24 districts of the state.

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First Published: Mon, October 17 2016. 15:16 IST
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