Gaya, May 15 (UNI) Bihar police today arrested four women hardcore cadres of proscribed CPI(Maoist), following a fierce encounter near Kaleswari peak in this naxal-dominated South Bihar district.
Police said they acted on a tip-off and arrived on the spot, where an encounter ensued with the female cadres of the outfit, who had assembled near the peak for a possible operation.
Initially, the ultras tried to escape but at least four of them fell into the police trap and were arrested, police said, adding that they also recovered three rifles, several rounds of live cartridges, a jute bag, a cell phone, incriminating literatures and several other critical materials from their posession.
The arrested cadres were being interrogated, police said.
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