Giridih (Jharkhand), Oct 27 (PTI) Some properties of a contractor were sealed by police in Giridih district Saturday as he had purchased those properties with the money allegedly given to him by Maoists for investment, a senior police officer said here.

A police team sealed a restaurant situated at station road, a house at Argaghat and landed property of the contractor Manoj Choudhary, Superintendent of Police, Surendra Jha said.

The police had received information that Choudhary and another associate were investing the money collected by Maoists as extortion at different places, the SP said.

He said that Choudhary had purchased land at different places in Giridih district.

When the police entered the house of Choudhary at Argaghat they found four youth and two women in compromising position, the SP said, adding all of them, including the son of Choudhary were arrested.

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