Injured Maoist arrested during encounter
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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.


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

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