Ranchi: For the last 3 years, an anti-Naxal campaign has been carried out in Jharkhand and Gumla district with the joint efforts of Jharkhand Police, CRPF and Jharkhand Jaguar. In which Jharkhand and Gumla police have got many successes. In this sequence on Tuesday Maoist Khudi Munda alias Khudi Ji alias Bahadur Ji alias Budha, a resident of Batkuri village of Karanj police station area of Gumla district, has surrendered.
The surrendered Maoist Khudi Munda was an active member of the CPI Maoist organization and was the sub-zonal commander. He was active as Jharkhand Police had kept a reward of five lakh rupees and NIA one lakh rupees on him. Maoist Khudi Munda has been continuously active in areas like Gumla, Lohardaga, Latehar, Budha Pahar and Simdega.
According to the information given by the police, in 1996, Khudi Munda used to deliver goods for his Maoist cousin Bobby Munda and inform about the movement of the police. In the year 1999, along with his brother Bobby Munda, he was involved in carrying out Maoist incidents of arms robbery in Lapung area. He was arrested in the year 2001. After this he went to jail. During his stay in jail, he came to know many members of the militant organization. After coming out of jail in the year 2005 and due to personal dispute in the village, CPI came in contact with Maoist commander Manoj Nagesia and Sylvester Lakra and started living with the squad in Palkot, Kolebira, Simdega, Gumla etc.
In 2008, he was made the Area Commander of Palkot, Kolebira, Simdega and Gumla areas. In the year 2009, Regional Commander Sylvester Lakra made it Sub-Zonal Commander of Palkot-Simdega area. He was active in this area from 2009 to 2016. From 2016 to 2019, staying in Budha Pahar and other areas, took training in making IEDs and other types of bombs. In the year 2019, due to the weakening of the organization in Palkot area, Palkot was made the sub-zonal commander of Simdega area. Till surrendering, he was all Zonal Commander. There are more than 44 cases registered against him in various police stations.