Hardcore Maoist arrested in Bihar

Police on Thursday arrested a hardcore Maoist with arms and ammunition from Goraula hills of Rohtas district, a police official said.

Last Updated: Sep 13, 2012, 13:29 PM IST

Sasaram (Bihar): Police on Thursday arrested a hardcore Maoist with arms and ammunition from Goraula hills of Rohtas district, a police official said.

The Maoist has been identified as Sitaram Nunia alias Gabbar, said to be a self-styled commander of the CPI (Maoist)`s Sone-Vindhyachal zone, Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj said.

Nunia was wanted in more than 30 cases.
A .303 police rifle and five rounds of ammunition was seized from his possession, the SP said adding that the ultra was being interrogated to find out details about his activities.

PTI