Jamshedpur (Jharkhand): A hard-core Maoist guerrilla was arrested from Chakulia in Naxal-hit Ghatsila sub-division, the police on Tuesday said.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team conducted raid and arrested Tulsi Mahto, Senior Superintendent of Police, Akhilesh Kumar Jha said.

Jha said Mahto was wanted in a case related to murder in the East Singhbhum district while three cases were pending against him in Belpahari police station in adjoining West Bengal, where he has been operating for past several years.

The police have been interrogating him, he said.


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