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Woman Maoist surrenders in Telangana

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

A 32-year-old woman Maoist, operating along the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border, surrendered in Telangana's district today.

Sheikh Jan Bi, who was working as a area-committee member in Odisha's district, surrendered before the police due to ill-health, Superintendent of Police A V told

The woman, carrying a reward of Rs 4 lakh, joined the Maoists in 2004 and worked in different 'dalams' of before shifting to Odisha.

She was involved in over half-a-dozen firing incidents on the police, the SP said, adding that she was a native of Uttapalli village of the district.

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First Published: Tue, August 07 2018. 17:00 IST