Bhubaneswar, Jan 15 (Agencies): In probably a first such instance, a juvenile among five tribal Maoists, including an area committee member and a woman, surrendered before police in Orissa on Saturday, an official said.

The rebels identified as Tima Mahakud, Dobra Tudu, Junguri Tiria, Lutu Hembram and Saley Palea surrendered before the superintendent of police at the district headquarters of Jajpur, about 120 km from here.

The rebels were members of Kalinga Nagar division committee of the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) and committed several crimes, which included attacks on police stations, arson, burning of vehicles, etc., District Superintendent of Police DS Kuttey told news agencies.

Lutu Hembram, 23, worked as the area committee member of the CPI-Maoist.

Saley Palea, all of 13 years, told police that he was involved in the attack on a police station at mineral town of Daitari in July last year, Kuttey said.