Motihari: Security forces on Thursday nabbed a naxalite identified as Naresh Paswan near Jhanda chowk in Bihar's East Champaran district, a police officer said.

The CRPF and local police, acting on a tip-off carried out search in Jhanda chowk area and arrested the hardcore naxalite wanted in at least six cases of murder and naxal violence in the district, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Sanjay Singh said.

Arms including a pistol, two magazines and five ammunitions were seized from the ultra, he added.