Nine Maoists, including one from the Dandakaranya Special zone (DKSZ) member Ganesh Ueke’s gunner and two from the South Bastar Battalion, surrendered before the police on Sunday.
The Maoists surrendered before the Bastar Police Range and officers of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).
Six among the nine Maoists who surrendered today carried a bounty of Rs. 26 lakh on their head.
Gunner Nanda aka Baarse was involved in the 2013 Maoist attack in Sukma in which 16 police personnel lost their lives and then in Kapasad attack where 14 police got martyred. The other Maoists who surrendered are Hinga (24), Sukka Madkam (19), Budhram Sodhi (21), Baman Kunjam (20), Bhima (20), Kosi Mandavi (20), Sudru (21), Sehdev (26).