Wednesday August 8 2007 10:16 IST
SANGAREDDY: The State Government has announced a reward of Rs 10 lakh on Dubash Shankar, a Naxal leader who draws strategies for attacks on orders from the Maoist higher ups.
Anyone who would inform about Shankar's movement or help in capturing him would be given the reward. In case, Shankar himself surrenders to the police, he will get the reward amount.
The Government which had announced rewards on nearly 40 Naxalites belonging to the district has announced the highest amount of Rs 10 lakh on Shankar.
Shankar, a native of Chetlatimmaipalli in Doultabad Mandal, is now working in Andhra-Orissa Border as special zone committee member.
Police had registered cases against him in Medak, Mahaboobnagar and other districts. He is also accused in several murder cases. Apart from increasing the amount of rewards on Naxals included in the old list, it also added new names to the list and announced new rewards on them. Of the 40 Naxalites belonging to the district, some had already surrendered and some others died. Interestingly, the Government has announced rewards on some who were killed in encounters.