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Bihar: Maoists torch six vehicles in Gaya

Maoists also assaulted employees of the construction company, says police officials

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Publish Date: Sep 5 2016 1:36PM | Updated Date: Sep 5 2016 1:36PM

Bihar: Maoists torch six vehicles in Gaya

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Maoists torched nearly six vehicles and machines of a construction company in Bihar's Gaya district on Monday.

 
"A group of Maoists attacked the camp of SP Malik Company Private Limited on Gaya-Wazirganj road. They torched six vehicles, including their machines  for not paying levy demanded by the outfit," a district police official said.
 
Maoists also assaulted employees of the construction company, which is engaged in construction of a railway overbridge in the district.
 
They are paid levy by private construction companies, contractors, traders, businessmen and even government officials in rural areas of the state.
 
Police have lodged a case n the matter and probe is on.