Sasaram: A Maoist, carrying a reward of Rs 50,000 on his head, was on Tuesday arrested from Katudandh village in Bihar's Rohtas district, a police official said.

Acting on a tip off, the police raided the village and arrested the Maoist, identified as Mangal Chero, Superintendent of Police (SP) Manu Maharaj said.

A self-loading rifle (SLR) and a dozen ammunition were seized from the ultra, he said.

Chero was wanted in several cases of Maoist violence in the district, Maharaj said.


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