Naxal commander held

Dehri-on-sone (Bihar): A self-styled sub-zonal commander of outlawed CPI (Maoist) was arrested from Dhansa village in Bihar`s Rohtas district during a combing operation launched by security personnel, police said today.

The naxalite leader arrested on Friday was identified as Baburam Yadav, wanted in connection with several naxal operations, SP Manu Maharaj said.

Security men also recovered three cane bombs from the area on the information given by Baburam.