Five Maoists caught from Bihar

Gaya, Dec 20 (PTI) Five hardcore Maoists, including a self-styled zonal commander, were arrested from Bihar’s Gaya district tonight, police said. Acting on a tip-off, police raided a place near Barachatti police station and arrested naxal leader Salimji and his four colleagues, sources said. Eight bags of explosives were also seized during the operation. Salimji was carrying a cash reward of Rs 25,000 on his head. The arrested ultras were wanted in several cases relating to attack on policemen, snatching of rifles and other criminal incidents, police said. PTI CORR AJK NIK

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