Two women Maoists surrender before Orissa Police
Keonjhar: Unable to cope with
life inside the jungle and alleged atrocities in the
organisation, two women Maoist cadre today surrendered before the police in Orissa`s Keonjhar district.
The women cadre were identified as Malini Hosa alias
Muni (20) and 17-year-old Bela Munda alias Lili. Both of them
surrendered before Superintendent of Police (SP) Asish Kumar
Alleging the Maoists no more operate on any ideology,
the women cadre said they were physically abused in the
"There were 40 women and 30 men in our area
committee," Malini said.
Malini, who was a member of Similipal Area Committee
since 2008, said she walked on foot for seven days in order to
surrender before the police. She "confessed" to having been
involved in one murder case and several violent acts.
Bela Munda alias Lili said that she was forcibly
recruited into the organisation when she was oly 14-years-old.
"I was not allowed to come home even to attend the funeral of
my parents," she told reporters with tears in her eyes.
She said women cadre had to work under several adverse
conditions in the organisation and that many others also
wanted to return to the mainstream.
"The Home Return programme of the district police
encouraged the duo to surrender today," Singh said.
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