Warangal: A Maoist commander active in
Telangana region surrendered before the police here on Thursday.
Yalam Veeranna alias Ramu, commander of North Telangana
Special Zone Committee (NTSZC) of the Maoists, carried a
reward of Rs 2 lakh on his head, police said.
He had joined in the Naxal movement in 2000 and was
arrested in 2001 when he was transporting essential
commodities to Maoists. He was released after seven months in
jail, but he again joined the movement, they said.
He was allegedly involved in 17 major offences, including
murders and bomb explosions. Veeranna also attempted to kill
police personnel by triggering landmine at Murmuru village in
the district in 2006, police added.