Maoist surrenders in Odisha's MalkangiriPTI | Malkangiri | Updated: 24-01-2021 21:58 IST | Created: 24-01-2021 21:58 IST
A woman activist ofthe banned CPI (Maoist) outfit surrendered before the OdishaPolice in the presence of BSF officers in Malkangiri districton Sunday, police said.
The surrendered Maoist, identified as Lacchi Khara,was a member of the outfit's Andhra Odisha Border Committee.
She had joined the organisation a year ago and worked as amember of the village militia, a police officer said.
The former Maoist said she was planning to surrenderbefore the police as she was disappointed with the leaders'discrimination towards women and alleged they were physicallyand mentally harassed, a police statement said.
She will get monetary assistance to build a house,study and get trained in a trade or vocation of her will, theSP said.
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