Militant surrenders

RAUTAHAT: A cadre of the Tarai Army surrendered with his weapon to District Police Office Rautahat on Thursday.

Talking to mediapersons, Bhupendra Das of Sisawa in Raghunathpur-7, said his move came as strict security measures adopted in the district had made him insecure. He revealed that the party had no any political objective and had become a club of the criminals.

Das said he had joined the party due to his friends and had left it after its president Kaushal Sahani aka Mr John was killed in police action. SP Pitambar Adhikari said Das had surrendered to the police with a pistol and added the cases filed against him would be investigated.