Maoists kill one person, torch 10 vehicles in Bihar's Aurangabad; deceased was uncle of state MLC

According to a senior police official, the Maoists fired several rounds and set 10 vehicles on fire in Bihar's Aurangabad district.

Press Trust of India December 30, 2018 17:05:30 IST
Maoists kill one person, torch 10 vehicles in Bihar's Aurangabad; deceased was uncle of state MLC

Aurangabad: One person was killed and 10 vehicles were torched by Maoists in Bihar's Aurangabad district, a senior police officer said Sunday.

Superintendent of Police, Satya Prakash said the Maoists attacked Sudi Bigaha village under the jurisdiction of Deo police station area late on Saturday night and shot dead a man identified as Narendra Singh (55).

Maoists kill one person torch 10 vehicles in Bihars Aurangabad deceased was uncle of state MLC

File image of Bihar Police. Reuters

Singh was the uncle of Rajan Kumar Singh, who is a member of Bihar Legislative Council, he said.

According to the SP, the Maoists fired several rounds and set 10 vehicles on fire including three tractors parked at Narendra Singh's house. The Maoists also set a house belonging to one Dhananjay Singh, a dafadar with Deo police station, on fire located near Sudi Bigaha village, the SP said.

After getting information about the Maoist attack, security forces reached the village and exchanged fire with the Naxals, who fled from the village, Prakash said.

Senior police officers and CRPF Commandant Saurav Choudhary are camping in the village.

The SP said police have launched a massive search operation after cordoning off the area.

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