Dumka: Due to every day increasing police pressure and influenced by the surrender and rehabilitation package of the state government a total of six Maoists including hardcore woman ultra PC Di alias Prashila alias Sawdi Singh surrendered before DIG Santhal Pargana Rajkumar Lakra here.
Among those who laid down their weapons included three male and three female ultras who were also active in Dumka and other districts of the Santhal Pargana and were part of the maoist squad led by sub-zonal commander Tala Da alias Sahdeo Rai who was killed in an encounter on January 13, 2019. Baring Suklal Dehri and Premshila Devi all the remaining four were involved in the killing of the than Pakur SP Amarjeet Balihaar who was killed in an ambush on July 2, 2013 under Kathikund Police Station area.
PC Di has surrendered with an AK-47 while Sidho Marandi (Insas Rifle), sub-zonal commander Kiran Di (carbine), Sukhlal Dehri (Pistol) and Bhagat Singh Sinku (rifle) surrendered before the police. In the year 2019 so far 10 Maoists have laid down their weapons. Among those who surrendered Kiran Di is the wife of Tala Da and a total of 16 cases are registered against her. Those who were also present on the occasion included DIG SSB, Dumka SP Y S Ramesh and other senior officials.