Eight Maoists held in Bihar

Eight Maoists, including a woman, were arrested from Bashathpur village in Bihar`s Naxal-hit Sheohar district.

Last Updated: Jul 18, 2011, 15:45 PM IST

Sheohar: Eight Maoists, including a woman, were arrested from Bashathpur village in Bihar`s Naxal-hit Sheohar district, a senior police official said on Monday.

Acting on a tip-off, the Special Task Force of Bihar police from Sheohar and Motihari raided the village where the Maoists had assembled last night and arrested them,
Sub-Divisional Police Officer SM Vakil Ahmed said.

Those arrested were allegedly involved in several operations carried out by the Maoists in Sheohar and East Champaran districts, Ahmed added.
PTI