Malkangiri: At the time when naxal organisations are congregating on the Odisha-Andhra border to observe Maoist Martyrs’ Week, a cadre Maoist couple, carrying a hefty reward on their heads, surrendered before Malakangiri police today.
The couple identified as Mukesh and Ratna surrender before Malkangiri Superintendent of Police. Both were carrying a case reward of Rs 4 lakh and Rs 1 lakh each respectively.
According to police the duo were working in the military platoon of the rebel organisation. Besides they are also involved in more than 40 cases of violence.
The rebel couple gave up the gun after being frustrated with the Maoist ideologies and harassment in the outlaw organisation, sources in the police said.