Injured Maoist arrested during encounter

Last Updated: Friday, March 26, 2010 - 15:58

Jamui: A Maoist, who was injured during a fierce encounter between ultras and police at Charpokhari village, was arrested in Bihar`s Jamui district on Friday.

The police had reached the village on getting a tip-off
that some Maoists had assembled in the area for planning a
crime, Superintendent of Police Rakesh Rathi said, adding on
seeing the policemen, the Maoists started firing, leading to
the encounter.

A Maoist who sustained injuries in the encounter was
arrested and a rifle seized from the encounter-site, Rathi
said.

Other Naxalites managed to flee from the site after the
encounter. Raids were on in the area to apprehend them, the SP
added.

PTI



First Published: Friday, March 26, 2010 - 15:58

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