Naxalite leader Chhatradhar Mahato released from prison

Chhatradhar Mahato, a top naxalite leader who was arrested on charges of abortive bid on the life of the then Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee in 2008 was released from prison after a span of ten years. The Calcutta High Court on August 2019 had commuted his death sentence to 10 years of imprisonment. Mahato was released as he had completed his pris more