A Naxal, who had a bounty of Rs 8 lakhs on his head, surrendered within the Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh after his sister’s attraction to to not return to the jungles once more on Raksha Bandhan.
Malla, who ran away from house when he was 12 and joined the Naxal motion, ultimately rising up inside their cadres, returned house after 14 years. He belongs to the Palnar village within the Dantewada district.
After not seeing his sister Lingay for all these years, Malla came over her. After the cursory go to, Lingay refused to let her brother go away and appealed to him to give up to the police. She was reportedly afraid of dropping her brother to the rising variety of Naxalites who have been being neutralised by the safety forces within the area and feared for his life.
Upon being requested about his earlier life, Malla stated, “I was a platoon deputy commander from 2016.”
The platoon which he commanded, was the one located within the “Bhairamgarh Area Committee” of the Naxal cadres.
Speaking to ANI, Abhishek Pallav, Superintendent of Police (SP) of Dantewada stated, “Since he was the platoon commander of the Bhairamgarh area, he was involved in all major incidents which claimed the lives of police personnel in the last decade.”
“He has returned under the Lon Varratu scheme of the Dantewada district,” he added.
The Lon Varratu scheme is a neighborhood effort of the police departments of Dantewada, one of many worst-affected Left Wing Extremist areas within the nation.
The scheme provides Naxalites to give up to authorities authorities in return for a promise of being rehabilitated by being given employment of the surrendering Naxalite’s selection.
“Since he has just been arrested, we do not have the exact details of his involvement as of yet,” the SP concluded.
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