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