A hardcore naxalite held

Sasaram: A hardcore maoist was today arrested from Suarwa Manava village in Bihar`s Rohtas district, Superintendent of Police, Manu Maharaj said.

Acting on a tip-off, police raided the area and captured the maoist identified as Kashi chourdhury, Maharaj said. Chuadhury was wanted in connection with several naxal operations, he said.

Police seized a looted police rifle and 40 cartridges from him.