Munger: Acting on a tip of, the Jharkhand and Munger police raided a house and arrested six persons involved in the smuggling of arms and ammunition to the Maoists.

Police informed that while Sudhir Mandal, Tinku Kumar, Anil Kumar, Sakaldev Mandal and Ravi Verma are residents of Munger district, the sixth member of the gang Prakash Kumar is a resident of Bhagalpur.

Jamalpur DSP said, “Around 50 rounds of fire were exchanged between the security forces and the arrested persons. No causalities have been reported.”

The police is interrogating all six arrested persons to ascertain their role and links.

(JPN/Bureau)