Suspected Maoists Set 20 Vehicles on Fire

Published: 12th December 2014 01:06 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th December 2014 01:06 PM   |  A+A-


LOHARDAGGA: Suspected Maoists set ablaze around 20 vehicles, including 16 trucks, near a bauxite mine site in Lohardagga district, a senior police officer said today. 

Superintendent of police Manoj Ratan Choutey said a group of suspected Maoists set the vehicles on fire near bauxite mine site under Kisko police station area yesterday.         

Non-payment of levy seems to be the reason behind the incident, he said, adding, that a police team have rushed to the spot to investigate the matter.        

Some of the trucks were laden with minerals, he said.


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