Sheohar: A joint team of CPRF and police
on Saturday arrested a woman ultra and seized arms and explosives
from her house in Tariyani village in Bihar`s Sheohar
district, a police official said.
Acting on information revealed by some ultras in
Muzaffarpur and East Champaran districts, the CRPF and police
teams of Sheohar, East Champaran and Muzaffarpur districts, in
a joint operation, raided Tariyani village and arrested the
woman ultra, identified as Anjali Devi alias Bangali chachi,
the Superintendent of Police (SP) Nitisha Gudia said.
The joint team seized a haul of arms and ammunition
comprising two can bombs, a carbine magazine, potassium
nitrate and ammonium nitrate, thin rope used for making
bombs, naxal literature and posters, she said.
The CRPF commandant P.C. Muria, Assistant Commandant
D.S. Negi, Muzaffarpur`s DSP S. Numani and other police
officials were also part of the joint operation.
A self-styled Maoist area commander Chandrama Ram and
four other suspected ultras were arrested from Rampur Lakh
village in Natwar police station area in Bihar`s Rohtas
disrict, a police official said today.
"Acting on a tip off, the police raided the village
and caught Ram and four other suspected ultras,"
Superintendent of Police (SP) Manu Maharaj said.
A carbine, two pistols and 17 ammunitions were seized
from them, he said.
Maharaj said that the background of four persons other
than Ram was being ascertained to find out about their
association with Naxal groups or their activities.