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Two Maoists surrender in Adilabad

india Updated: Apr 22, 2010 18:51 IST

Two Maoists including a woman who were active in Chhattisgarh on Thursday surrendered in Adilabad district of Andhra Pradesh, a top officer said.

Raisidam Jaywantha Rao alias Lalchand (35) and Konganti Karuna alias Latha (30) were divisional committee members of Mainapur division of Raipur district, Karimnagar Range DIG A Ravishankar told reporters.

While Lalchand was a native of Pathaguda village in Adilabad, Latha hailed from Jaigiri village in Warangal district of Andhra Pradesh, the DIG said.

The duo were involved in various offences including blasting of police stations in Bandhe in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh in 2001, he said.

Ravishankar said Lalchand who worked as a courier agent in Mangi, Indravelli, Boath, Pippaldari area committees in Andhra Pradesh before he was shifted to Chhattisgarh in 1994 while Latha was active in Chhattisgarh since 2008.

Lalchand decided to surrender before police after 19 years of under ground activities... Heath problem is one of the reasons for his surrender, the DIG said.

He said Latha was also having some health problem as she was suffering from cerebral malaria.