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Maoist leader carrying reward of Rs 25 lakh surrenders in Telangana

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    A prominent Maoist leader, who carried a reward of Rs 25 lakhs on his head, surrendered before the Telangana police on Sunday.

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    Narasimha Reddy, a Central Committee member of the banned CPI (Maoist), surrendered with his wife H Rajitha, a member of a district committee of the Maoists, said reports.

    Reddy, also known as Jampanna, hailed from Mahabubabad district of Telangana and had joined the Maoist organisation Peoples War Group in 1984, a PTI report said.

    The couple were based in Odisha. Jampanna played a key role in spreading the Maoist influence in Kandhamal area of Odisha, and was involved in several incidents of attack on security personnel and police stations, the report quoted a police official as saying.

    OneIndia News with PTI inputs

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