Police and force have got great success in the extreme Naxal-affected Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. On Wednesday, 43 Maoists surrendered before Sukma Superintendent of Police Sunil Sharma. There are many rewarded Naxalites among those who surrender. Naxalites along with villagers from 8 to 10 villages arrived to surrender. During this, officers of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were also present there.
According to the information received, 43 Naxalites have surrendered under the joint operation Poona Narkom (New Morning New Beginning) by the police and security forces in the Naxal-affected districts of Bastar division. Naxalites have surrendered before SP Sunil Sharma and CRPF officers in Sukma’s Naxal Operation Office. The surrendered Naxalites have been involved in many incidents including causing damage to the force.
Health checkup of surrendered Naxalites
The surrendered Naxalites, their families and villagers who came with them were given health check-up by the Health Department team and the claim was distributed. All the surrendered Naxalites will be provided assistance and other facilities under the rehabilitation policy of the state government. Along with all the surrendered Naxalites and villagers who came to surrender, the force personnel, including the Superintendent of Police, sat together and had food.
Reward Naxalites also surrendered
Police said that among the surrendered Naxalites, 18 people are residents of police station Kukanar, 19 people from police station Gadiras, four people from police station Tongpal, one Thanafulbagdi and one police station Chintagufa area. A reward of one lakh rupees was also announced by the Chhattisgarh government on one of the Maoists who surrendered. At the same time, a reward was announced by the SP on some Naxalites. Cases are also registered against the surrendered Naxalites in many police stations.