Raipur: A 21-year-old woman naxal has surrendered before police in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon district.
"Rambai Mandavi, the member of a cultural wing of Maoist, had expressed her desire to join mainstream and surrendered on Sunday in Aerkod village under Manpur police station limits of the district," Rajnandgaon Superintendent of Police Sanjeev Shukla told reporters on Monday.

She surrendered before the joint party of district police force and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) when they were on a search operation in the region. Mandavi had joined the movement in 2005 and was working on expansion of naxal propaganda while working with Koyalibeda area 'Natya mandli' group of Communist Party of India (Maoist), he said, adding that she was also engaged in making naxal posters and banners.

"She said that the women in naxal camp were being ill treated and even she was disappointed by the "high handedness" of senior cadres," he said.

The arrested Naxal will be given assistance as per Rehabilitation Policy of Chhattisgarh government, the SP said.


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