14 Maoists surrender before Maharashtra state home minister
Gadchiroli: 14 Maoists surrendered before Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil on Thursday.
The surrendered Maoists belong to remote and tribal villages in Gadchiroli district and adjoining Chhattisgarh.
Of the 14 surrendered Maoists, eight are men and six are women in aged between 16 years to 40 years. They include two Maoist couples who had worked in different platoons.
The surrendered Maoists will be be given financial assistance by the government under its surrender policy, the police said.
The surrender ceremony took place immediately after the flag-hoisting programme in front of the collectorate.
The Maoists worked with platoons like Tippagad dalam, Bhamragad platoon, Gatta platoon, Aheri platoon, militia platoon, company number four and company number 10 of the Gadchiroli district.
Some of the Maoists had worked in Chhattisgarh-based platoons like Kottur platoon, South Bastar Regional Company Number 2, Bijapur Company number 2 and Bastar Manpur Division Platoon number 2.
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