Three women Maoists lay down arms

Koraput: Three tribal women Maoists surrendered before South-West range inspector-general of police Yashwant Jethwa here today.

They are Lachhmi Prasa (22), Sapai Miniaka (21) and Talsa Wateka (20). Each of them had a reward of Rs 1 lakh on their head.

All three women cadre were working under the Narayanpatna area committee of Koraput division of the outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist) for past several years.