Active Maoist Gives Up Arms In Odisha’s Kandhamal
Phulbani: An active Maoist surrendered before Kandhamal SP Vinit Agarwal on Sunday. He is Ashok Pune of Chattisgarh’s Dala village under Basaguda police limits.
Pune, who was involved in numerous incidents of violence, said he took the noble step as he was deeply influenced by the government’s development works in his native place.
He is suspected to be involved in many LWE related incidents.
However, now he has also vowed to join the mainstream of the society. Under he rehabilitation policy of the government, he will get monetary assistance as per the Surrender and Rehabilitation Scheme of Government of Odisha. He will also get financial assistance for building house, pursuing studies and getting training in a trade/vocation of his will.