Maoist leader Baleswar Oraon surrenders before the Jharkhand Police

Maoist leader Baleswar Oraon, who was carrying Rs five lakh reward on his head, has surrendered before the Jharkhand Director General of Police D K Pandey.

PTI| Updated: Oct 26, 2016, 14:24 PM IST

Ranchi: Maoist leader Baleswar Oraon, who was carrying Rs five lakh reward on his head, has surrendered before the Jharkhand Director General of Police D K Pandey.

Oraon surrendered yesterday and was given a cheque of Rs five lakh.

The rebel would also get other benefits under the surrender policy, police spokesman M S Bhatia said.

Oraon was a sub-zonal commander of the outfit and member of its Bihar-Jharkhand Special Area Committee.

He had decided to surrender on July 14 this year, he said.