Friday, August 07, 2009

Maoist leader held in Bihar

Aurangabad (Bihar), Aug 7 (PTI) A Maoist leader was arrested with arms and ammunitions in Bihar's Aurangabad district today, police said.

"Acting on a tip-off, special task force personnel raided Misirbigha village and captured Satish Mishra, a commander of the banned CPI-Maoist outfit, SP Nishant Kumar Tiwari said.

Two rifles and 75 rounds of ammunition were recovered from his possession, he said.

Mishra was also wanted in several criminal cases, the SP added.

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