Maoist carrying Rs. 1 lakh reward surrenders in Jharkhand

Ranchi: A Maoist carrying a reward of Rs. 1 lakh on his head surrendered before police in Jharkhand’s Dumka district on Thursday, police said.

According to a police statement, Mahasay Baski alias Mahasay Soren, a Maoist belonging to the banned Maoist outfit, Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist), was involved in the killing of Pakur Superintendent of Police Amarjeet Balihar in 2013.

He was an active member of the CPI-Maoist from 2012 to 2018.

The Jharkhand police had announced a reward of Rs. 1 lakh for his arrest.

On Thursday, he surrendered before the Dumka Police and district administration officials. He was handed over a cheque of Rs. 1 lakh as per the provisions of the surrender policy of the State.

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Besides killing the SP, he also killed five policemen during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls in Dumka district.

He was also accused of arson.

[source_without_link]IANS[/source_without_link]

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