Arwal/Aurangabad: A self-styled area commander of banned Maoists group has been arrested in Arwal while a dead body of a naxalite was found in Aurangabad district, police said on Saturday.
An Arwal report said that a self-styled commander of Maoists outfit was arrested in raids at his home in Dodha village of Arwal district late last night.
He has been identified as Jitendra Kumar, Superintendent of Police Anand Kumar Singh said.
A dead body of a Maoist was found from near a canal under Nabinagar police station of Aurangabad today.
The dead has been identified as Bindeshwari Paswan, police said.