July 23, 2012 1:26:34 am
Eight extremists of the proscribed CPI(Maoist),including one self-styled area commander of the outfit,were arrested from Bihars Gaya and Rohtas districts on Sunday,the police said.
Senior superintendent of Police (Gaya) Binay Kumar said that acting on a tip-off,a police team assisted by CRPF personnel raided a house at English village under Mou police outpost and arrested three Maoists including its commanders Mangal Singh alias Jitender Singh,Shravan Yadav and Shiv Prakesh Singh.
An American-made semi-automatic rifle,a regular rifle and a pistol besides 46 rounds of cartridge were recovered from them,he said,adding that they were wanted in several Maoist-led operations in the area.
Meanwhile,a hardcore Naxal,identified as Ram Dayal Yadav,was arrested from Tardiah village under Rohtas police station in Rohtas district,Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj said.
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