3 naxalites held, explosives seized in Gaya

Gaya: Police arrested three Naxalites and seized huge quantity of explosives in Bihar`s Gaya and Jehanbad districts late Thursday night, the police said today.

Acting on a tip-off, police team assisted by the Special Task Force of Bihar police raided three places under Delha police station in Gaya district on Thursday night, City SP Satyavir Singh told PTI.

Police seized five drums (500 quintals) explosive, besides three country-made pistols amd cash worth Rs 4.75 lakh during the operations, he said. Police also raided some areas in adjoining Jehanabad district and picked up five suspected naxalites who were being interrogated, Singh added.