Maoist zonal commander held in Bihar

Last Updated: Sunday, December 23, 2012 - 16:03

Sasaram: A Maoist zonal commander, wanted in the murder of two police officers, was arrested on Sunday with arms and ammunitions from Bihar`s Rohtas district.

Acting on a tip off, the police raided a brick kiln at Godaila village and arrested the self-styled zonal commander JP alias Bajrangi Thakur, Superintendent of Police, Manu Maharaj said.

A country-made double barrel gun, five ammunitions and a mobile phone was seized from the ultra, he said.

A native of Mishrawalia village, the outlaw was recently made the commander of the Maoist outfit of Soneganga-Vindhyachal zone.

The ultra was wanted in 16 cases of various crimes, including the murder of DSP Sidheshwar Prasad in 2006 and sub-inspector Rajkishore Singh in 2005, the SP added.


Download the all new Zee News app for Android and iOS to stay up to date with latest headlines and news stories in Politics, Entertainment, Sports, Technology, Business and much more from India and around the world.

First Published: Sunday, December 23, 2012 - 16:03

More from zeenews

comments powered by Disqus