Abductees in Munger released by Maoists

All the 11 people kidnapped by Maoists from Kareili village in Bihar’s Munger district were released in a jungle, police said on Sunday.

“The abducted people were released in Basraha-Chormara jungle near the village when they were closely tracked by the securitymen, led by Superintendent of Police, Munger, P. Kannan yesterday,” Director General of Police, Neelmani said, adding they returned home safe last evening.

Meanwhile, combing operations assisted by CRPF and special task force in Bihar continued in the area under the surveillance of IG, Bhagalpur zone, DIG Munger range and IG operations to track down the rebels, he said.

Maoists dressed as CRPF men shot dead six people including two special police officers and abducted 11 villagers after an encounter with police in the village yesterday.