Bihar police arrests 6 Maoists; cartridges seized

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Patna, Dec 26: Getting information that Maoists have planned to attack the divisional jail in Bihar's Gaya district, state police on Saturday, Dec 25 arrested six Maoists from the area, reported police on Dec 26.

The six, including 'zonal commander' of CPI(Maoist) Bhushan Sharma were arrested when the police raided several places in Rampur on Dec 25.

Besides Sharma, the others netted by the police are CPI(Maoist) 'regional commander' Suresh Yadav alias Chandanji, 'area commanders' Jainandan Paswan, Jitendra singh and Arjun Paswan and secretary of the outfit's zonal sub-committee Yugal Yadav.

The arrested Maoist leaders were involved in the killing of a station house officer Mithilesh Prasad in Gaya and 45 other naxal related incidents in Bihar and Jharkhand, Kumar said.

One AK-56 rifle, two regular carbines looted from police, two country-made pistols, 249 live cartridges besides Rs 59,000 in cash and seven mobile phones were seized from them, he added.

OneIndia News
(With inputs from PTI)

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