The Bihar Police on Tuesday arrested a Maoist from a private nursing home in Patna.

Kapildeo Yadav alias Indrajeet, a resident of Dumariya in Bihar’s Gaya district, was seeking treatment for injuries at Ishwar Dayal Hospital in Patna. He had sustained injuries allegedly during an encounter in Jharkhand’s Latehar on June 12.


The police received information abut his whereabouts and arrested him, Director General of Police Abhayanand told The Hindu .

Kapildeo is the commander of Eastern Regional Bureau in Jharkhand. He is involved in over two dozen cases in Jharkhand. His area of activity is spread over Latehar, Palamu, Gumla and Lohardagga in Jharkhand, Inspector General (Operations) Amit Kumar said.

The Jharkhand Police will be arriving in Bihar to take him in custody.