Security forces recovered a 20-kg can bomb while a suspected Maoist was arrested in separate incidents in Khunti district of Jharkhand on Saturday.

A police team unearthed the bomb, planted on the route between Mosanga and Masdih villages, apparently targeting the security forces, Superintendent of Police Manoj Kaushik told newsmen here.

The explosive was defused later. In another incident, a Maoist, identified as Vipin, was arrested during raids at Matagara village.