Malkangiri : 73 Naxal Supporters Surrender Before Police


Malkangiri: The spree of surrender of Maoist supporters in Malkangiri locale proceeded on Thursday with 73 naxal supporters surrendering before the Malkangiri SP at the dist headquarters.

Of the 73 naxal supporters, 23 are women.

Talking to media persons, Malkangiri SP Mitrabhanu Mahapatra said the 73 sympathisers of Dulduli and Gurupadar villages under Mathili police station limits were working for Darabha Division of the outlawed CPI-Maoists.

Stating that more than 1000 Maoist sympathisers of Mathili area have so far surrendered before the police within a month, Mahapatra said they would be provided with all assistance as per the surrender policy laid down by the state government.