Rakeshwar Singh Manhas walks free and protected, mentioned Bastar Range IG P Sundarraj. After 5 days in Maoist captivity, Central Reserve police pressure (CRPF) personnel Rakeshwar Singh Manhas walked free on Thursday night after the rebels launched him at an undisclosed location within the forests of South Bastar in Chhattisgarh. “It was an unconditional release. The abducted CRPF’s CoBRA battalion commando was handed over to social worker Dharamlal Saini and tribal community leader Telam Boraiya, who were the emissaries for his release”, official sources confirmed. Manhas is presently on the Basaguda police station.