The Bijapur Police and 204 Cobra Battalion team working towards the Naxal eradication campaign in Chhattisgarh have been a major success. Impressed by public awareness campaigns conducted by the police and security forces, a Naxalite platoon commander operating in the area has surrendered, with a reward of Rs eight lakh. This Naxalite leader is being described as the mastermind of Naxal activities in the region.
Giving information about this, Bijapur Superintendent of Police Divyang Patel said that platoon commander of PLG Battalion No.1, Sudhir Korsa alias Prakash, made up his mind to join the mainstream of the society, after being plagued by the open ideology and exploitative policy of the Naxalites. Contacted.
It was told that he was instrumental in taking this positive decision by Inspector Somdev Arya of 204 Cobra Battalion. On Wednesday, he surrendered his weapon, including AK-47, to the district headquarters. He has been given 10 thousand rupees as initial financial assistance from the government. The rehabilitation policy will also be given full benefit.
SP Patel said that former Maoist leader Sudhir was admitted in the Naxalite organization in 2005. He has been involved in several violent incidents in Chhattisgarh and Odisha region. Since 2013, he was working in the training school of Naxalites.
Six Naxalites, including two priests, were killed just before the by-election
In the recent Chhattisgarh Assembly by-election, active Naxalites had to face fear to spread panic. The police and DRG joint force killed two hard-core Naxalites, ranked 36th and 40th in the NIA list, in a forest encounter between Kutrem and Samalwar in Kirandul police station area last Friday night. Both are prizes of Rs five lakh each. Apart from this, the MLA was also involved in the murder of Bhima Mandavi.
Then on Saturday morning, in the encounter on the hill of Punnur in Awapalli police station area of Bijapur district, the soldiers killed one lakh naxalite worth Rs. At the same time, three Naxalites were killed by security forces in another encounter in Sukma district.