Sur­ren­der of Maoist leader


An im­por­tant leader of CPI (Maoist) Party, G. Venkata Kr­ishna Prasad @ Gudsa Usendi, who was the spokesper­son for Dan­dakaranya re­gion, has sur­ren­dered be­fore the Andhra Pradesh Po­lice. The Home Min­is­ter Sushil Ku­mar Shinde has wel­comed the sur­ren­der of the se­nior Maoist leader.

The Home Min­is­ter has ap­pealed to other se­nior cadres to fol­low this ex­am­ple. “The CPI (Maoist) Party should give up their armed strug­gle and join the main­stream. All the sur­ren­dered peo­ple will be treated well as per the sur­ren­der and re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion pol­icy of the Govern­ment,” said Shinde.

On De­cem­ber 11, 2013, the Min­istry of Home Af­fairs is­sued an or­der un­der Sec­tion 25(3) of the Un­law­ful Ac­tiv­i­ties (Preven­tion) Act, 1967 for the re­ten­tion of the cash of ` 1.14 crore seized from the pos­ses­sion of Manoj Ku­mar Gupta of Ben­galuru on the grounds that the same is a part pro­ceeds of ter­ror­ism of the Peo­ple’s Rev­o­lu­tion­ary Party of Kan­gleipak (PREPAK), United Pe­pole’s Party of Kan­gleipak (UPPK), a pro­scribed ter­ror­ist or­gan­i­sa­tions of Ma­nipur.

On De­cem­ber 26, 2013, sanc­tion for pros­e­cu­tion for fil­ing the sup­ple­men­tary charge sheet against one ac­cused per­son was given un­der the Un­law­ful Ac­tiv­i­ties (Preven­tion) Act, 1967 in a case re­lat­ing to the mem­bers of the pro­scribed ter­ror­ist or­gan­i­sa­tion, Kan­gleipak Com­mu­nist Party (KCP) hav­ing in­volve­ment of a crim­i­nal con­spir­acy to wage war against the Govern­ment of In­dia.

An Un­law­ful Ac­tiv­i­ties (Preven­tion) Tri­bunal, to be presided over by the sit­ting judge of the Delhi High Court, was con­sti­tuted on De­cem­ber 6, 2013, for ad­ju­di­cat­ing on dec­la­ra­tion of the Meitei Ex­trem­ist Or­gan­i­sa­tions as un­law­ful as­so­ci­a­tions un­der Un­law­ful Ac­tiv­i­ties (Preven­tion) Act, 1967.

The law and or­der sit­u­a­tion in Andhra Pradesh in the con­text of the Te­lan­gana ag­i­ta­tion was re­viewed and de­ploy­ment of ad­di­tional 95 Coys of CAPFs has been ex­tended up to Jan­uary 31, 2014, for main­tain­ing law and or­der in the State.

Out of the to­tal al­lo­ca­tion of ` 1,847 crore for 2013-14 un­der the Scheme for Mod­erni­sa­tion of State Po­lice Forces, an amount of ` 155.91 crore was re­leased dur­ing De­cem­ber 2013. Out of this, ` 3.74 crore was re­leased to Ord­nance Fac­tory Boards of Bi­har and Jhark­hand for sup­ply of arms and am­mu­ni­tion, ` 73.43 crore to State Gov­ern­ments of Jhark­hand, As­sam and Arunachal Pradesh for con­struc­tion ac­tiv­i­ties and ` 78.74 crore to five dif­fer­ent State Gov­ern­ments (Gu­jarat, Na­ga­land, Odisha, Ut­tar Pradesh and Ut­tarak­hand) for pur­chase of ve­hi­cles/com­mu­ni­ca­tion equip­ment, etc.

Out of the to­tal out­lay of ` 990 crore ear­marked in the bud­get of 2013-14 un­der Bor­der Area De­vel­op­ment Pro­gramme (BADP), an amount of ` 639.67 crore has been re­leased for the im­ple­men­ta­tion of the scheme in 13 States.

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