A Maoist woman holding is gun. "No one is forced to join the Red Army, it is their free will to become a soldier. Wegive them a six months training" a Maoist spokesman says. ---------- Speaking to a Police officer in Surket, he says: "Their (Maoist Army) strong tactic is surprise. We never know when they could attack us. When someone comes towards us, we never know whether they are about to say Namaste or throw a hand grenade at us.