Two arrested for helping Maoists
Aurangabad: With the arrest of two close supporters of Maoists, the district police on Wednesday claimed to have averted a major incident. Police seized Maoist pamphlets, posters and two cellphones from the arrested persons.Police sources said a joint team of CRPF and District Armed Police arrested two persons during raids at separate places of Madanpur area on charge of providing cylinders to Maoists for use as cylinder bombs. They have been identified as Lal Babu Paswan and Surendra Bhuiya, both residents of village Azad Bigha under Madanpur police station area.Aurangabad SP Babu Ram said Lal Babu and Surendra had provided 10 high- capacity cylinders to Maoists for triggering off blasts during panchayat elections against security personnel engaged in anti-Maoist operations in the district.”The duo was also passing information of police movement to top Maoists leaders Prasadji and Nawalji,” said the SP.
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