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Five suspected Naxalites held

india Updated: Nov 26, 2009 14:55 IST

Five persons, suspected to be associated with the Naxalites, were arrested today by the Special Task Force (STF) of Bihar police and sophisticated weapons seized from them from Patna district, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, police raided a place in Bakhtiarpur area and caught them, they said.

An AK 47, two magazines, five hand-grenades and several live cartridges were recovered from them.

Those arrested were suspected to be involved of supplying firearms to the banned CPI (Maoist), sources said adding that the matter is being investigated.