Five Maoists held in Bihar

Five Maoists, believed to have been involved in last week`s landmine blast at Pathara, were arrested along with weapons in Bihar`s Aurangabad district during a search operation by the police.

PTI| Last Updated: Oct 21, 2013, 15:23 PM IST

Aurangabad (Bihar): Five Maoists, believed to have been involved in last week`s landmine blast at Pathara, were arrested along with weapons in Bihar`s Aurangabad district during a search operation by the police.

Superintendent of Police Upendra Kumar Sharma said the five were arrested from different villages of the Maoist-hit Aurangabad district yesterday.

A country-made stengun, nine live ammunitions and six used ones were seized from the ultras.
A search operation is still on and more arrests were likely in connection with the landmine blast, he added.