Maoists set on fire campaign vehicles of two candidates

Maoists on Thursday set on fire two campaign vehicles of as many candidates in Bihar`s Gaya district, a senior police official said.

Updated: Nov 11, 2010, 21:34 PM IST

Gaya: Maoists on Thursday set on fire two
campaign vehicles of as many candidates in Bihar`s Gaya
district, a senior police official said.
About ten rebels intercepted Guruwa assembly
constituency`s Independent candidate Rajendra Singh`s campaign
vehicle in a location between Vishunpur and Dhanauti village
and poured kerosene on it before setting it on fire, Senior
Superintendent of Police (SSP) Amit Lodha said.

The ultras, however, left six supporters of Singh
unharmed by allowing them to get out of vehicle before setting
it ablaze, he said.
In a similar incident, another group of Maoists set
afire campaign vehicle of the JD(U) candidate from Tekari
assembly seat Anil Kumar in Laxman Bigha village under Konch
police station area after asking his supporters to get out of
the vehicle, the SSP said.

PTI