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5 suspected Maoists held for torching police vehicle

Five suspected Maoists were taken into police custody on Saturday in connection with the torching of a police jeep at Bihar's Sitamarhi district, officials said.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Patna
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2010 06:46 PM IST

Five suspected Maoists were taken into police custody on Saturday in connection with the torching of a police jeep at Bihar's Sitamarhi district, officials said.

A police jeep was set on fire yesterday by some unidentified persons in the district. The five were taken into custody for interrogation after police recovered the gutted vehicle, they said.

In another act of arson, Naxalites torched two vehicles in Vaishali district yesterday, the officials said.

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