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23 Naxals, including two women, surrender in Chhattisgarh due to 'ill-treatment' by seniors

As many as 23 Naxals, including two women on Sunday surrendered in Bastar district of the state citing "ill-treatment" by senior cadres, police said.


23 Naxals, including two women, surrender in Chhattisgarh due to 'ill-treatment' by seniors
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Raipur: As many as 23 Naxals, including two women on Sunday surrendered in Bastar district of the state citing "ill-treatment" by senior cadres, police said.

The ultras turned themselves in before senior police officials, saying they were "frustrated" with the ill-treatment meted out to them, Bastar Superintendent of Police RN Dash told PTI.

Of them, three cadres - Katku (Kudur Janatana Sarkar head), Lali Mandavi and Raju Mandavi (area committee members), were carrying a reward of Rs three lakh each on their heads.

Similarly, Kawasi Gore (35) who was the head of Chetna Natya Mandli (CNM) -- a cultural outfit of Maoists -- was carrying a reward of Rs one lakh on his head, the SP said, adding the rest of the surrendered ultras were lower-rung members.

An encouragement amount of Rs 10,000 was given to each of them and will be given facilities under the surrender?and rehabilitation policy, the official said. 

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