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Chhattisgarh: Naxal commander surrenders to police

A Naxal `commander` active in Chhattisgarh`s Rajnandgaon district has surrendered to the police, officials said on Saturday.



Raipur: A Naxal `commander` active in
Chhattisgarh`s Rajnandgaon district has surrendered to the
police, officials said on Saturday.

The Maoist, identified only as Ravi alias Ganeshu, was
a Naxal `commander` and member of the district`s Area
Committee, RK Vij, Inspector General of Police (Durg range), said to a news agency by phone.

Ravi, who gave himself up in the IG office yesterday,
came in contacts with Naxals in 2004 and joined the movement,
he said.

He told the police that although the Naxal leaders are
fighting in the name of people of Chhattisgarh, all important
decision are taken by Maoists in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh,
the IG said.

Ravi decided to surrender after being getting disillusioned with the Naxal leadership, Vij said.

He will be rehabilitated as per the Government policies, the police officer added.

PTI

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