Nine Naxals Surrender in Jharkhand's Latehar District, Accuse Top Brass of Betraying Naxalism 'Principles'
Nine Naxalites surrender in Latehar district of Jharkhand (Photo Credit: ANI)

Ranchi, July 5: In a significant breakthrough for security forces, nine Naxalites surrendered before police in Latehar district of Jharkhand. Talking to media, the Naxalites revealed that they had to face a lot of problems in Naxalite camps. They also said that the nowadays principles of Naxalism is not being followed by the seniors in the camps.

Last month also, ten Naxalites, including three women, surrendered in Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpaur district. They surrendered before Inspector General of Police (Bastar range) Vivekanand Sinha and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP). In March this year, 59 Naxalites, including 16 women, surrendered in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh.

Latehar is one of the 24 districts of Jharkhand. Due to the considerable amount of Naxalite insurgency in the area, it is a part of Red Corridor.

In the recent attack by Naxalites in Jharkhand, six Jharkhand Jaguar personnel were martyred and four injured during a landmine blast. The incident occurred in Jharkhand’s Garwa district. The security forces have recently launched a massive anti-Naxalite operation in the hilly region of Burha Pahar range which is spread over 50 km.