Malkangiri, 3 September: Four Maoists, including a woman, surrendered before the police in Odisha’s Malkangiri district today due to disillusionment with the ultras and ill health.
Paleswari alias Bhine (28), Santosh Khara alias Samara (33), Ratu Golori (29) and Bhagaban Hansda (25), surrendered before Malkangiri Superintendent of Police Akhileswar Singh.
Woman Maoist Paleswari of Laxmipuram village, who was working under Motu Kalimkela dalam since 2006, was involved in several encounters with security forces and other violence, Mr Singh said.
He said she surrendered as she was fed up with the activities of the red rebels and due to ill health.
Santosh, who hails from Chitrakonda cut off area, was also in Kalimela dalam since 2006, police said adding he was involved in abduction the then Malkangiri district Collector, Vineel Krishna in 2011. Similarly, Ratu Golori and Bhagaban Hansda were involved in extortion and other offences. They worked under Korkunda maoist dalam, Podulguma dalam and pedabailu dalam, police added. pti