Friday, February 29, 2008

Dreaded Naxal leader surrenders in Gaya

29 Feb 2008, 1859 hrs IST,PTI

GAYA: A top leader of the CPI (Maoist) surrendered before district magistrate Jitendra Srivastava with weapons and cartridges at the district collectorate in Gaya on Friday afternoon, the police said.

Basudeo Rikiyan, wanted in connection with several criminal cases, gave himself up before the DM, the sources said.

He also deposited an automatic rifle and a regular rifle and their over 100 rounds of ammunition, they said adding he was later sent to jail.

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