Dehri-on-Sone: Police have arrested three hardcore Naxalites from hideouts in Bihar's Rohtas district and seized a haul of arms and ammunition from them, police said on Tuesday.

Acting on a tip off, police arrested the ultras, identified as Vinod Ram, Krishna Singh and Ramnath Mahto from hideouts under Khairhi and Nokha police station areas on Monday night, Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj said.

A country-made rifle, two country-made pistols, 37 live and 120 empty cartridges were seized from the ultras, he said.

The Naxalites were wanted in several cases of violence, including an incident of firing at the camp office of a private company for non-payment of extortion.

(Agencies)

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