Eight naxalites surrender before police
Nagpur, Oct. 27 (PTI): Taking advantage of the Maharashtra government's surrender policy for naxals in the district, eight naxalites, including a 17-year-old girl, have laid down their arms here, police said today.
The state government had extended the naxal surrender policy for one year upto August 28, 2007.
The naxals, who recently surrendered before Gadchiroli police, are Ramlal (19) of Patnam Dalam, Mahesh (20) of Perimili Dalam, Naresh (19) Balaghat Korchi Dalam, Chaitu (18) of Sangam Dalam, Raju (18) who is the Gramrakshak Dal member and Pramila (17), the Gramrakshak.
Two other naxalites -- Babaurao (21) and Raso (23)--, who hail from Aheri Dalam, had laid arms before police on October 25.
While the eight had been active in the naxalite movement for the past two to three years, Baburao and Raso had been involved for past five to six years, Gadchiroli police said.