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Naxal commander held in Banka, Bihar

A selft-styled Sub-Zonal commander of banned CPI (Maoists) was on Saturday arrested from Jhingla forests under Belhar police station in Bihar's Banka district, police said.

india Updated: Oct 09, 2011 15:15 IST
PTI

A selft-styled Sub-Zonal commander of banned CPI (Maoists) was on Saturday arrested from Jhingla forests under Belhar police station in Bihar's Banka district, police said.

Police arrested Panchu Khaira, sub-zonal commander of the ultra-left outfit, from the jungles during combing operation, they said.

He was wanted in connection with several operations carried out by the naxalites in Bihar and Jharkhand, the police added.

First Published: Oct 08, 2011 12:19 IST