Motihari, Sep 15 (PTI) A Maoist was today arrested in Bihar’s East Champaran district, a police officer said.

Acting on a tip off, the police raided a hideout in Parsauni Kapoor village and nabbed the Maoist Sanjay Sahni, a native of the same village, in connection with his involvement in naxal activities, the Superintendent of Police (SP) Upendra Kumar Sharma said.

Sahni was wanted in a case lodged at Chakia police station against some Maoists’ for an abortive bid to blow up railway track three years ago, he said.

Police was interrogating him to find out his role in other naxal activities in the district, Sharma said.

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