Malkangiti: A woman Maoist, who was carrying a cash reward of Rs 2 lakh on her head, surrendered before the Malkangiri SP on Tuesday.
A resident of Kamarpalli village under Mathili police limits in the district, Adme Madkami was a party member of Military Platoon-31 under Darva Division of CPI(Maoist).
Surrender of the 22-year-old Maoist is being considered as a major achievement for police.
“She decided to surrender after realizing the futility of violence,” said Malkangiri SP Risikesh Khillari D.
Adme joined the banned outfit in 2015 and was involved in more than six criminal activities, including murder and exchange of fire, he added.
She will be provided monetary assistance in accordance with the Surrender and Rehabilitation Scheme of the Odisha government. She will also get financial aid for building house, pursuing studies and getting training in a trade or vocation of her will.