Chatra: Suspected Naxalites torched several vehicles of a construction company on the border of Chatra and Hazaribagh districts of Jharkhand, police said on Thursday.

Around 12 suspected activists of the newly formed Jharkhand Sanyukt Party, a Naxalite group, set three trucks and an identical number of earth movers on fire at a place under Simaria police station in Chatra district on Wednesday night, Superintendent of Police N K Singh said.