Maoists release two villagers on police pressure

Armed Maoists abducted two members of a family and later released them near Aureya village in Bihar`s Rohtas district, police said.

Last Updated: Mar 01, 2011, 22:49 PM IST

Dehri-on-sone (Bihar): Armed Maoists on Tuesday
abducted two members of a family and later released them near
Aureya village in Bihar`s Rohtas district, police said.
As many as twenty Maoists accosted Dinesh Yadav and his
nephew Omprakash, when they were returning to the village
after offering prayers at a nearby temple of Lord Shiva and
took them away to an unknown place, Superintendent of Police P
Manu Maharaj said.
Hours later, the abductors released the two men after
police conducted raids in several places to trace them, he
said.

PTI