Naxal carrying bounty of Rs 47 lakh surrenders in Chhattisgarh; militant held secretary post in Gondia division of cadre

Raipur: A Naxal having a bounty of Rs 47 lakh surrendered before the police in Chhattisgarh on Thursday.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

The police confirmed that Pahad Singh alias Kumarsaay alias Rammohhamad Singh Toppo, a native of Rajnandgaon, surrendered before Durg Inspector General, GP Singh. The police said that the Naxal was active since 1999 and a search operation was on to nab him by Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Maharashtra police.

The resident of Naxal-hit Rajnandgaon district was a member of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh Special Zonal Committee(MMCSZC) since it was formed and was a secretary of the Gondia division of the Naxals. Singh was part of the Naxal hierarchy for nearly two decades.

During a search operation, the police had earlier arrested three Naxals from the Kutru area of Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh.

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Updated Date: Aug 24, 2018 09:34:40 IST