Top Maoist surrenders in Bokaro

A top Maoist carrying a Rs 2 lakh reward on his head today surrendered before the police here, a senior official said.

Bokaro: A top Maoist carrying a
Rs 2 lakh reward on his head today surrendered before the
police here, a senior official said.

Baron Manjhi alias Uttam, a self-styled area commander
of Kasmar-Piparwar in the district, called Bokaro SP Saket
Kumar Singh over phone saying he was willing to turn in,
Inspector General of Police, K S Meena, told reporters here.
The SP immediately sent a team and brought him this
morning.

"Manjhi is carrying a reward of Rs 2 lakh on his head.
Now that he has surrendered, he himself will get the amount,
besides the government provisions under the surrender
package," Meena said.

Manjhi also led the police to a spot where they recovered
four rifles, 410 bullets, a large amount of ammonium nitrate
and Naxal literature.

-PTI

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