Two hardcore CPI (Maoist), including a woman, surrendered with arms on Thursday in Naxal-hit Giridih district.

A sub-zonal commander Prakash Rana, alias Samardeep, and Anjali Hembram surrendered before the IG (Bokaro) Manoj Mishra and Giridih Police Superintendent A.B. Homkar with a pistol and a rifle, police said.

The surrendered Maoists also handed over Rs 10 lakhs collected as “levy”.

While Rana was a resident of Chandmundi in Jamui district of Bihar, Hembram hailed from Tilaya under Giridih district.

Rana, who was involved in recent blowing up a police jeep in Jamui, was wanted in connection with nine cases in Jharkhand and Bihar, police said.