Hardcore naxalite held

Sasaram: A hardcore activist of proscribed CPI(Maoist) was arrested from Belduria village of Bihar`s Rohtas district early today, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team raided a place and arrested Dinesh Yadav, wanted in connection with several cases relating to naxal operations in the area, the police said.

He was close associate of Maoist leader Munna Vishwakarma, the police said. He was being interrogated by the police.