Maoist leader and platoon commander Ravula Ranjith alias Srikanth surrendered before the Director-General of Police M Mahender Reddy at Telangana police headquarters on Wednesday.
Born in Bekkal village of Mugdur mandal of Siddipet district, Ranjit was a member of the Central Committee Maoist organization. He is the head of the Punishment Special Journal Committee Maoist organization. At present, Ranjith is serving as forest battalion committee chief.
He is the son of top Maoist Katta Ramachandra Reddy, also a member of the Central Committee. Ranjith had lost his father due to the various health issues two years ago. Ranjith's health condition also worsened in the recent times following which he surrendered before police.
Telangana DGP M Mahendar Reddy handed him a Demand Draft for Rs 4 lakh towards his rehabilitation and Rs 5,000 for immediate expenses. DGP has also appealed to the Moist cadres to join the mainstream and take part in the advancement of the nation through constructive participation and benefit from the rehabilitation process of the state.