As many as 122 Naxals, including 11 women, surrendered before the police today in the insurgency-hit Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. Sukma Additional Superintendent of Police Santosh Singh told PTI the Naxals surrendered at Dornapal police station in the district.
As many as 51 member of Jan Militia, 33 of Dandakarnya Adivasi Kisan Majdoor Sangthan, 12 of Chetna Natya Manch, a cultural outfit of Maoists, and four members of Adivasi Balak Sangathan surrendered, he said.
The Naxals told police they were tired of the exploitation, discrimination and “hollow” Maoist ideology and impressed by the government’s rehabilitation policy, he said.
The ASP said the Naxals were given consolation amount of Rs 10,000 and will be further facilitated as per the government’s surrender policy.