Hardcore Maoist arrested in Bihar

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 17:45

Chapra: A hardcore Maoist was arrested on Tuesday with weapons from a village in Bihar`s Saran district, a police official said.

Acting on a tip off, the police raided Baligaon village located in Gandak riverine area and arrested the Maoist, identified as Chandrashekhar Sahni, said to be self-acclaimed area commander of Saran region a Maoist outfit, Superintendent of Police Sujeet Kumar said.

Sahni was wanted in cases of extortion and levy collection from the construction companies engaged in road and rail projects in the district and surrounding areas, he said.

Two pistols among a haul of arms and ammunitions were recovered from the ultra`s possession, Kumar said.


First Published: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 17:45

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