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Five Maoist guerillas surrender in Bihar

Anand Mohan Sahay in Patna | December 26, 2005 13:43 IST

Five Maoist guerillas have surrendered before the police in Pipra, Patna district on Monday.

Police officials said the surrendered Maoists includedan area commander ofthe banned organisation, Communist Party of India (Maoist) and some others figured in the state list of 'hardcore Maoists'.

According to the police, thefiveguerillas said that theywould like to return to a normal life in mainstream society. The surrender comes aftera special task force assured them that the government will conduct a rehabilitation programme for them.

The rehabilitation programme will be initiated soon after the legal formalities are completed. Last week, 17 Maoist guerillassurrendered in Muzaffarpur district.

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