Muzaffarpur: Eight suspected Maoists have been arrested allegedly with a haul of arms and explosives here, a police official said on Sunday.
The police raided Sohati village last night and arrested eight Maoists with arms and explosives, besides communication devices, from them, the Additional Superintendent of Police (Operations) Rana Brajesh said.
The seized arms and explosives included 25 detonators, empty magazines of pistol, three motorcycles, a dozen mobile phones and naxal literature, the ASP said.
Some of these materials were recovered from the clinic of a doctor Ved Prakash, who was absconding, Brajesh said, adding that his clinic has been sealed for now.
Rana said in all 20 suspected Maoists were detained for questioning out of which eight have been arrested.
The ultras have been identified as Ramchandra Paswan, Dilip Paswan, Rakesh Paswan, Babulal Paswan, Omprakash Sahni, Brajesh Paswan, Nilesh Sahni and Manju Devi, he said.