Maoist arrested with arms, explosives

A Maoist was arrested with arms and explosives from the forests of Bihar`s Nawada district following an encounter.

Last Updated: Aug 14, 2011, 17:47 PM IST

Nawada: A Maoist was arrested with
arms and explosives from the forests of Bihar`s Nawada
district following an encounter on Sunday.

CPI(Maoist) cadre Satyendra Rajvanshi was taken into
custody and two carbines, a country-made pistol, two rifles,
explosives, besides a diary and Naxal literature were seized
from him, Superintendent of Police Ravish Kumar said.

Acting on a tip off that a criminal and former naxalite,
Nepali Yadav, was staying with his associates in the forest
near Ajaynagar village under Roh police station, the police
raided the area.

They were fired upon by the ultras and an encounter
ensued in which the police fired 48 rounds, Kumar said, adding
Rajvanshi was arrested after the encounter.

Raids were being carried out to nab the other ultras,
the SP said.

PTI