Eight Naxalites arrested in Bihar

Patna: Police on Friday arrested eight Naxalites from various parts of the state, including six from the naxal-infested Gaya district.

Gaya's Superintendent of Police (SP) Ratnamani Sanjeev said that six Naxalites were arrested from a hideout in Gabeia village under Barachatti police station area.

Five of the arrested naxalites were identified as Manoj Yadav, Arjun Yadav, Ramswarup Yadav, Bindeshwar Yadav and Prabhu Yadav, he said.

All of them were wanted in connection with their involvement in various naxal activities in the region.

A Naxalite, identified as Brahmdev was arrested from Bhartpura village under Dulhin Bazar police circle area in Patna district, while another ultra, identified as Tribhuvan Sahni was nabbed from Kairwa village under Kudhni police station area in Muzaffarpur district and a pistol was seized from his possession, sources said.