Sasaram: Fifteen Maoists, involved in the killing of a police officer and looting of firearms from police stations, on Friday surrendered in Rohtas district of Bihar.

The naxalites, who surrendered before the police at Vikramganj, were later sent to jail, Superintendent of Police Vikas Baibhav said.

They confessed to their involvement in the killing of Deputy Superintendent of Police Akhilesh Prasad Singh last year and cases related to loot of rifles from two police stations in the district recently, the SP said.