About 40 armed Maoists raided the site of a road construction company and torched a machine and two road rollers late last night, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Ashok Kumar Singh said.

The vehicles were used in the construction of a road between Imamganj in Gaya district and Rania Talab in Patna district.

Non-payment of money demanded was stated to be the reason for the incident, the ASP said.

A case has been registered in this connection and raids are being carried out to nab the Maoists, he said.


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