Chittoor, Aug 6 : Andhra-Orissa Border (AOB) action committee Deputy Commander A Chandrashekar surrendered before the Chittoor district Superintendent of Police Shashidara Reddy here today.
Addressing a press conference, SP said the 30-year-old Maoist, who was attracted to the Naxal movement at the age of 10, belonged to Yerpedu mandal in Chittoor district. He had worked in various dalams including talakona dalam.
He surrendered due to pressure from his parents, the SP added.
State government earlier announced Rs 20,000 reward on his head.
He was presently working as an AOB action committee Deputy Commander.
He was involved in 15 offences, including setting fire on a railway station and had taken away arms from a police station, the SP added.