Two Maoists surrender in Jharkhand

Two hardcore CPI (Maoist), including a woman, surrendered with arms in Naxal-hit Giridih district on Thursday.

Giridih: Two hardcore CPI (Maoist), including a woman, surrendered with arms in Naxal-hit Giridih district on Thursday.

A sub-zonal commander Prakash Rana, alias Samardeep, and Anjali Hembram surrendered before the IG (Bokaro) Manoj Mishra and Giridih Police Superintendent AB Homkar with a pistol and a rifle, police said.

The surrendered Maoists also handed over Rs 10 lakhs collected as "levy".

While Rana was a resident of Chandmundi police station in Jamui district of Bihar, Hembram hailed from Tilaya under Giridih district.

Rana, who was involved in recent blowing up a police jeep in Jamui, was wanted in connection with nine cases in Jharkhand and Bihar, police said.

PTI

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