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Maoists torch tractor at brick kiln

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 14:44

Hajipur (Bihar): Maoists torched a tractor at a brick kiln at Chandi village under Sadar police station area of Vaishali district and left behind an extortion notice for its owner, the police said on Thursday.

The Maoists, said to be 18 in number, surrounded the brick kiln last night and set the tractor on fire.

They left a pamphlet demanding a monthly levy of Rs 25,000 from its owner Anuj Rai, the sources said.

A case has been registered in this connection and raids were being carried out to arrest the Maoists.


First Published: Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 14:44
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