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Five maoists arrested in Bihar

PTI 24 Jun 2012, 15:30:32 IST
Sasaram (Bihar), Jun 24: Five Maoist cadre were arrested and arms and ammunition recovered from their possession at Samhauta village in Bihar's Rohtas district, policeĀ  said.

Acting on a tip off, the police raided a hideout and nabbed the five ultras, identified as Rajesh Sharma alias Tufani, Mahendra Ram, Birendra Ram, Narendra Sharma and Amar Kumar, Superintendent of Police (SSP) Manu Maharaj said.

The five ultras were wanted in connection with over a dozen cases of loot, murder and Maoist activities in the district, he said.

A rifle, a pistol, ammunition, police uniform and a haul of Maoist literature were recovered from their possession, he said.