Bihar: Maoists free three farmers

The ultras freed the farmers following fervent appeal from the villagers.

Last Updated: May 16, 2011, 13:00 PM IST

Sasaram: Armed Maoists, who abducted four farmers from Parariya village under Chutia police station in Bihar`s Rohtas district on Friday, released three of them unharmed on Monday, police sources said.

The ultras freed the farmers - Jaidher Tiwari, Dheeraj Tiwari and Rajgrih Mishra - following fervent appeal from the villagers, sources said.

Another farmer Vibhishan Tiwari was still in captivity.

The ultras had raided Parariya village on Friday night and kidnapped the four farmers.

PTI