Patna, Sep 2 (ANI): About 400 armed Maoists attacked a plant owned by a private road construction firm and kidnapped six security guards on Wednesday in the Jamui district of Bihar.
The Jamui district comes under the Maoist affected areas of the state.
According to Additional Director General of Police Neelamani, the red ultras raided the SMPL’s plant at Hariondhi village and damaged pay loaders and three trucks.
Neelamani confirmed the kidnapping of six private security guards of the company by the Naxals.
The non-payment of ransom demanded by the Maoists from the private firm owner was said to be the reason behind the attack, Neelmani said
The Special Task Force (STF) And the District armed policemen had an encounter with the Maoists for some time after the incident, but they managed to escape into the thick forest area on Jamui-Chakai road, sources said. (ANI)