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29 naxals surrender in Chg

Press Trust of India  |  Raipur 

In a major success for police, 29 naxals, including 11 women, surrendered today in insurgency-hit district.

The 29 ultras, mostly lower-rung cadres, turned themselves in before of Police Shalabh Sinhaciting disappointment with the "hollowideology" of Maoists and violence, SP told

The ultras were accompanied by local villagers who expressed their anger against the "anti-development and anti-tribal attitude of naxals", he said.

The surrendered Maoists were working for different sub-groups and frontal outfits of outlawed CPI (Maoist), including Jantana Sarkar (peoples government), jan militia, sangham member, in Konta area located in southern part of Sukma, the SP said.

As per the policy of the government, necessary assistance will be provided to them, he added.

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 22:10 IST