Patna: Naxalites have shot dead a man and
his 50-year-old mother at a village in Masaudhi region here,
police said Sunday.
A group of about 60 armed Maoists raided Pachpan village
late last night and shot dead Mukesh Yadav (30) and his
mother, Patna (Rural) Superintendent of Police Chatranil Singh
The family`s strong anti-Naxal sentiment was stated to be
the reason behind the killing, police said.
Three Naxalites were today arrested from a village in
Sheohar district of Bihar.
Santosh, Bhagirath and Ungar Ram were arrested during an
anti-Naxalite combing operation at Khurja Toja village,
Superintendent of Police (Sheohar) Vinod Kumar said.
Kumar said the operation was still on.