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Maoist leader held in Bihar

india Updated: Dec 02, 2009 22:47 IST

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A top Maoist leader, accused in the killing of 11 policemen was arrested in Bihar’s Nawada district on Wednesday.

Acting on a tip-off, police raided Mahuliatand village and arrested Meero Ravidas, SP Anil Kishore Yadav said.

Ravidas was the prime accused in the killing of 11 policemen in the same village on February 9, he said.

The rebel was missing since then.

Two other Maoists were arrested from Nautan Bazaar in Bihar’s Rohtas district on Wednesday.

The police team, along with CRPF personnel led by Deputy Commandant Deepak Kumar, carried out a raid and apprehended the rebels.

Four 9mm pistols and several rounds of ammunition were seized from the arrested ultras, who were also identified.