Jagdalpur: Expressing their desire to join the mainstream of the society, five active naxal commanders laid down their arms before Bijapur Superintendent of Police, Prashant Agrawal.

Talking to reporters, Prashant Agrawal said, “Several rounds of talk have been held with the relatives of the arrested naxals about their returning to mainstream of the society. Following which, 5 naxals were ready to surrender before the police.”

He further said that efforts are being made for the rehabilitation of surrendered naxals and they have been given Rs 10,000 each as an encouragement amount.

One of the surrendered naxals is a teacher who used to give lessons on naxalism to these ultras.


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