Crime

Hardcore woman Maoist surrenders in Odisha

Malkangiri: K Lakshmi alias Sweta/Kumari, a hardcore female Maoist carrying a Rs 4 lakh reward on head, surrendered before police in Malkangiri district of Odisha on Thursday.
She was working as ACM Gumma Area Committee of Malkangiri Koraput Vishakha Border Division (MKVB) which is under Andhra Odisha Border Special Zonal Committee of outlawed CPI (Maoist) organization from 2008 to 2018.
She is wife of Dhananjaya Gope of Gumma Area Committee of MKVB Division. It is ascertained from confidential source that her husband is also willing to surrender.
She will be provided monetary assistance as per Surrender and Rehabilitation Scheme of Government of Odisha and financial assistance for building house, pursuing studies and training in a trade/vocational of her liking, said Malkangiri Superintendent of Police (SP) Jagmohan Meena.
It is suspected that she was involved in Damanjodi attack on 12 April in 2009, Exchange of fire near Daudaput on 17 September in 2014, Exchange of fire near Jamjodi on 3 September in 20014, Killing of two civilians of village Silakota on 25/26 January 2014, Exchange of fire near village Gobarpada on 20 June in 2015, exchange of fire near Ramaguda on 24 October in 2016, killing of Kattama of village Gusumpadar on 12 December in 2016, burning of JCB machine near village Pipalpadar on 19 December in 2017 and burning of JCB and proclain machine near village Mudulipada on 17 December in 2017. 

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