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Senior Maoist leader surrenders before Telangana Police

Senior Maoist leader surrenders before Telangana Police

Hyderabad: A senior Maoist leader, who was carrying a bounty of Rs 25 lakh, has surrendered before the Telangana Police, a police official said.

The Telangana Police said J Narasimha Reddy aka Jampanna, a Central Committee member of the CPI (Maoist), surrendered with his wife H Rajitha, a member of a district committee of the Maoists, on Saturday.

Jampanna, who hails from Mahabubabad district of Telangana, joined the Maoist organisation Peoples War Group in 1984. He played a key role in spreading the Maoist influence in Kandhamal area of Odisha, and was involved in several incidents of attack on security forces and police as well. (ANI)