Rayagada (Orissa): A Maoist who worked as
a courier for leader Sabya Sachi Panda on Wednesday surrendered to
the police here along with his two teenage daughters in
Banshadhara division of the District in Orissa.
Forty-year-old Mina Palaka, who was active in the
Maoist group as an area commander for the last 11 years,
surrendered to the district police in presence of DIG
(South-West range), Saumendra Priyadarshi.
Palaka was involved in the killing of two police
officers, attacks on police stations and telephone towers,
He was active in Kandhamal, Gajapati and Rayagada
districts particularly at Chandrapur block area, said the DIG.
Palaka said that his two daughters who were members of
Banshadhara division and Ghumshar division, 18-year-old Laxmi
and 16-year-old Saraswati were sexually exploited by Maoists.
The police paid Rs 10,000 to each of them for