Ranchi, July 1, The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) on Saturday apprehended a Maoist from Hazaribagh in Jharkhand and recovered arms and ammunition from his possession, an official said.

The 26th Battalion of the border guards conducted a joint operation, along with Jharkhand Police, and arrested a Maoist, identified as Ravinder Kumar, from Balodar Godalpura area in Hazaribagh.

The raiding team also recovered one country-made pistol, ammunition, two sets of combat dress, Rs 95,000 in cash and five mobile phones from the possession of the Maoist, the SSB official said.

"The maoist has been handed over to Jharkhand Police," he added.