Maoists set five vehicles on fire in Jharkhand

Ranchi, July 18 (Calcutta Tube) Maoists set ablaze five vehicles of a construction company in Jharkhand’s steel city of Jamshedpur after the firm refused to pay levy to them, police said Sunday.

The vehicles, including three dumpers and other equipment, were being used for road construction work in Badhuwa village, about 145 km from here. They were set on fire late Saturday.

‘The construction company’s refusal to pay levy to Maoists resulted in the incident,’ a police officer said.

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