Chhattisgarh Govt doubles reward on top Maoists

December 17, 2014 12:00 am | Updated 05:41 am IST - NAGPUR:

The Chhattisgarh government has doubled the reward money on top Maoist leaders active in the Bastar region of the State.

The government has declared a reward of Rs. 1 crore for providing information on Communist Party of India (Maoist) general secretary Mopalla Lakshmana Rao, alias Ganpathi, and five other senior leaders who earlier carried a reward of Rs. 50 lakh each on their head.

The senior leaders are Katakam Sudarshan, alias Anand; Mishir Besra, alias Bhaskar; Mambala Keshav Rao, alias Gagganna; Kisan Da, alias Prashant Bose; and Mallojulla Venugopal, alias Sonu.

“All six are members of the CPI(Maoist) polit bureau. A sum of Rs. 1 crore will be provided to anyone who provides information about these persons leading to their arrest. The identity of the informer would be kept secret,” said an advertisement issued by the Chhattisgarh police headquarters.

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