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‘Naxal leader, fed up with movement, surrendered’

A key Maoist leader from Chhattisgarh, who surrendered before Andhra Pradesh police, was fed up with the movement, a top police official has said.

‘Frustrated with the policies of the CPI(Maoist) and due to ill-health, both Gudsa Usendi (aged 45) and his wife Santoshi Markam surrendered before AP Police two days ago,’ AP DGP B Prasada Rao told reporters here on Thursday.

GVK Prasad alias Gudsa Usendi was the spokesperson of Dandakaranya Special Zonal Committee (DKSZC) and Markam alias Jaini was divisional committee member of DKSZC press unit.

Usendi left the movement due to ideological differences with the central committee on the policies and tactics and had been discussing the same in Maoist party on several occasions since 2007, the DGP said. Usendi, native of Kadavendi village in Warangal district, opposed destruction of school buildings, blasting of high tension power lines and roads and indiscriminate killing of innocent civilians by branding them,’ he said.
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