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8 Naxals held in two Bihar districts

Eight extremists of the proscribed CPI(Maoist),including one self-styled area commander of the outfit,were arrested from Bihar’s Gaya and Rohtas districts,the police said

Written by Press Trust Of India | Gaya,sasaram |
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 Bihar’s 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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