Security forces put on alert before Bihar elections

By Abha Manakatala - Fri Oct 02, 8:28 am

Representational Picture

Representational Picture

Security forces have been alerted to check the movement of Maoists and criminals ahead of the Bihar polls. They have also been told to start anti-Maoist operations along the identified Maoist pockets on Jharkhand-Bihar border.

The police force of Palamu, Garhwa and Chatra districts have been asked to look out for wanted criminals and Left-wing extremists along the Jharkhand-Bihar border ahead of the second phase of elections in Bihar.

The three districts share a long border with south-west Bihar which goes to polls on October 16 in the second phase.

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