Top Maoist & Kidnapper of Odisha Ex-Collector Vineel Krishna surrenders

Malkangiri: Dreaded Maoist G. Jalandhar Reddy, who was involved in abduction of former Malkangiri Collector R Vineel Krishna in Odisha, surrendered before the police in neighbouring state Andhra Pradesh.

Jalandhar Reddy alias Krishna was the top Maoist cadre of Andhra Odisha Border (AOB) division He was majorly active in Swabhiman Anchal of Malkangiri district in Odisha.

Source said that the rebel felt panicked for continuous raids by the Malkangiri Police, BSF and Andhra Pradesh Police following which he decided to the join the main stream.

Earlier, Andhra Police, Odisha Police and Telangana Police had rigorously tried to nab the most wanted Maoist.

The Governments of three States had announced Rs 30 lakh bounty on Krishna, who is involved in many barbaric act of violence. He had played a key role in kidnapping Vineel Krishna in the year 2011.

Following his surrender, Krishna will be provided more than Rs 20 lakh as financial assistance on behalf of police to earn his livelihood. He is likely to be brought to Odisha by Malkangiri Police on remand in connection with several cases.

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