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Woman Maoist leader gives up arms in Odisha


Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Jeypore, Mar 27:

A woman member of the banned CPI (Maoist) today surrendered before police in Odisha’s Koraput.

File Pic Courtesy: topnews.in
File Pic Courtesy: topnews.in

The member of the outlawed group identified as Puwala Acchama alias Laxmi surrender before DIG (South Western range) S Shyni at the district headquarters office here today.

Koraput Superintendent of Police, Charan Singh Meena, was also present on the occasion.

The 27-year-old hailing from Andhra Pradesh was a leader of the Koraput-Srikakulam division of the rebels and was carrying a cash award of Rs 4 lakh on her head.

The surrendered Red rebel will be rehabilitated as per the surrender and rehabilitation policy of the state, a police officer said.