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Naxal leader surrenders in AP village

Written by: Staff

Adilabad, Apr 5 (UNI) A naxal leader belonging to Adilabad district surrendered before District Superintendent of Police Kripanand Tripathi Ujela today.

S Yeshwanth Rao told police that he decided to surrender as he was vexed with the Maoist ideology. He also told police that the Maoist party was facing lot of difficulties regarding non-availability of food and shelter, and decreasing support from public.

S Yeshwanth Rao (22) alias Mahesh of Pangidimadaram village of Tiryani mandal, was attracted to naxalism by a CPI(Maoist) party leader T Motiram, who used to visit his village. He joined the movement in 2004 and was attached to the Mangi Dalam. Recently he was promoted as Deputy Commander.

S Yeshwanth Rao was involved in various incidents of arsons and blasting of jeeps, autorickshaws and motorcycle. He also killed two persons in Pangidimadarm, branding them as police informers. He killed one Sabitha in 2005, and attempted to murder a home guard in the same year, according to police.


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