Seven Maoists held in Bihar

Seven Maoists, including a `commander`, were arrested during joint raids by police and Cobra Battalion of CRPF from two places in Rohtas district.

Updated: Oct 24, 2011, 18:50 PM IST

Dehri-on-Sone (Bihar): Seven Maoists,
including a `commander`, were arrested during joint raids by
police and Cobra Battalion of CRPF from two places in Rohtas
district, police said today.

Acting on a tip-off, police and Cobra Battalion of CRPF
raided a place near an under-construction bridge over river
Sone yesterday and arrested Maoist `commander` Sudarashan Ram
alias Firoj and his four accomplices, SP Manu Maharaj said.
They were wanted in connection with the killing of
Bikramganj sub-divisional police officer and over a dozen
other cases, Maharaj said, adding that 4 country-made weapons,
17 live cartridges and 4 mobile phones were seized from them.

In a separate raid, two ultras were arrested from Chutia
area in Rohtas district, he added.
PTI