Maoists torch house of village head

Maoists burnt the house of a village head at Ramban village under Shyampur Bhatta police station in Sheohar district, police said Friday.

Last Updated: Aug 12, 2011, 13:50 PM IST

Sheohar: Maoists burnt the house of a
village head at Ramban village under Shyampur Bhatta police station in Sheohar district, police said Friday.

Heavily-armed activists of the CPI(Maoists) raided the
village last night, opened fire and burnt the house of Subodh
Rai.

Rai was not present at his house at the time of the
incident, they said.

A combing operation has been launched in the area to
nab the ultras.

PTI