Gaya: Armed Maoists Thursday kidnapped a local
leader of the ruling JD(U) from Beninagar in Bihar`s Naxal-hit
Lakhan Ram Verma, also close associate of Assembly
Speaker U N Choudhary, was followed and overpowered by the
Maoists at an isolated place and taken away into the forest,
the police said.
Raids were being carried out in the area to rescue Verma,
the police added.