Armed Maoists kidnapped 11 villagers from Loda village in Kaimur district and also took away their licenced weapons.
A group of 60 Maoists kidnapped the villagers Sunday night, Director General of Police Neelmani said on Monday.
They also took away the licenced firearms of the villagers, he said.
The Special Task Force of the police assisted by CRPF was combing nearby areas in search of the villagers. Senior police officials were at the spot.