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2 Maoists held, over 100 rounds ammo and arms seized in Bihar

The operation was conducted by the 131st battalion of CRPF deployed in the area, along with state police.

Published: 12th June 2016 10:10 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th June 2016 10:10 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

PATNA: Security forces apprehended two suspected Maoists and recovered arms and over 100 rounds of ammunition in Banka district of Bihar in the wee hours today.

Officials said the two Maoists, identified as Sikander K and Arjun K, were nabbed around 3 AM during an anti-Naxal operation, led by CRPF, in the Pilua-Suiya area of the district. The security personnel also recovered an INSAS rifle with two magazines, 120 rounds of bullet and a hand grenade, they said.

The operation was conducted by the 131st battalion of Central Reserve Police Force deployed in the area, along with state police, they said.



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