In a joint operation of Bihar police, SSB and CRPF, a naxal was apprehended from Manikkhtan village of Jamui district on Tuesday.
The police recovered heavy arms and ammunition including 1 AK-56 rifle, 5 AK-56 magazines, 108 rounds of AK ammunition, 1 pistol, 2 grenades and three detonator.
In a separate incident on Monday, a former 'Salwa Judum' member was allegedly killed by Naxalites in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district , police had informed.
Modiam Somlu (50), an ex-member of the erstwhile anti-Naxalite movement Salwa Judum, was fatally attacked by the ultras at Loharpara village in Bijapur early this morning, a district police official told.
Bihar: Naxal apprehended from Jamui's Manikthan village in a joint operation by CRPF, Bihar police & SSB; arms and ammunition recovered pic.twitter.com/gup0IQP25F— ANI (@ANI_news) April 4, 2017
Somlu, a native of Pundri village, had gone toLoharpara, located around 400 km from Raipur, to fetch 'sulfi'(a popular drink among tribals prepared from sulfi plants)when a group of armed rebels stormed there. The Naxals pumped bullets into him and also stabbedhim with sharp-edged weapons, he had said.