5 suspected Maoists held for torching police vehicle

Five suspected Maoists were taken into police custody on Saturday in connection with the torching of a police jeep at Bihar`s Sitamarhi district, officials said.

Updated: May 08, 2010, 19:57 PM IST

Patna: Five suspected Maoists were taken into
police custody on Saturday in connection with the torching of a
police jeep at Bihar`s Sitamarhi district, officials said.
A police jeep was set on fire yesterday by some
unidentified persons in the district. The five were taken into
custody for interrogation after police recovered the gutted
vehicle, they said.
In another act of arson, Naxalites torched two vehicles
in Vaishali district yesterday, the officials said.

PTI