Patna: The Sashastra Seema Bal, in a joint operation with the local police, apprehended 16 suspected Maoists on Saturday from Kalyanpur village in Bihar’s Jamui district.
16th Batallion of the SSB, Jamui, Bihar, were on area domination patrol along with the local police when they saw a group of people carrying red flags in their hands near a brick kiln in Kalyanpur area. Suspecting them to be a Maoist group, the SSB personnel encircled them and succeeded in apprehending them.
The SSB personnel also seized indiscriminate materials like red flags, red cloth, a sword with cover, mobile phones and motorbikes from the suspected Maoists.
All 16 apprehended persons are aged between 15 to 50 years.