Bihar: Three hardcore Maoists arrested

Three hardcore Maoists have been arrested from a village in Bihar’s Gaya district, a police officer said.


Acting on a tip off, the police raided Orwatand village last evening and nabbed three hardcore Maoists, identified as Manoj Yadav, Ramesh Kumar and Sanju Yadav, all members of proscribed naxal outfit – CPI (Maoists), Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Manu Maharaj told reporters.

Manoj Yadav was wanted in eight cases of naxal violence in the district, including an incident in which the Maoists had blown up a minibus carrying security personnel in which two were killed on February 24 last, he said.

Three Maoist militants arrested by Police in Gaya(Bihar)

Yadav was also among those Maoists who had torched 32 trucks during their bandh in the district in May this year, Maharaj said.