KHAMMMAM: Three Maoists surrendered before police on Thursday after they were surrounded at Peon Colony in Kothagudem.
The Maoists, who reportedly got injured in the encounter that occurred in Gundala forest on Monday, came to Kothagudem for treatment and were taking shelter in a house.
According to assistant superintendent of police Bhaskar Bhushan, a team of 20 special party police surrounded a house where the Maoists were taking rest, following a tip-off.
The Maoists were later identified as Vangaboina Rajitha (28) alias Ramana, her sister Vangaboina Anasuya (32) alias Swarnakka and their cousin Vangaboina Ravi (28).
Following the police announcement, the trio offerred to surrender themselves.
Bhaskar Bhushan said the trio were working under Pushpakka Dalam of the KKW (Karimnagar, Khammam and Warangal) committee.
They were involved in the encounter in the Gundala forest on Monday where Rajitha and Ravi were injured.
However, they managed to escape along with other Dalam members to take shelter at Kothagudem.
Rajitha who is severely injured has been sent to hospital for treatment