Eight Maoist activists held in Bihar

New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Eight suspected Maoist activists were arrested in Bihar when a joint search operation was conducted by Sashastra Seema Bal, Bihar Police and Special Task Force personnel.

The arrested are believed to be close aides of Ram Raji Sahni, the most-wanted Maoist of Bihar’s Tirhut division, said an official statement issued on Friday, adding that the operation was conducted on Thursday.

Two country-made .315 pistols, four live rounds of .315 bore bullets, six electric detonators and Maoist literature were also seized from them, the statement added.

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