Four wanted Maoists arrested in Bihar



Gaya: Four wanted Maoists, including a proscribed CPI(Maoists) self-styled commander who was carrying a cash reward on his head were arrested from a forest in Bihar's Gaya district on Saturday.

Gaya city superintendent of police Babu Ram said the police raided the forest following a tip-off and arrested the CPI(Maoist) 'commander' Bihari Sao and the three others.

The four were wanted in connection with several cases in Bihar and Jharkhand and Sao carried a cash reward of Rs 25 thousand on his head, he said.

Three country-made pistol and five live cartridges was seized from them.

PTI