10 French nationals deported from Bihar for alleged links with Maoists
10 French nationals including 6 women have been deported from Bihar for their alleged links with Maoists. A verdict to this effect was taken by the Bihar state government. They were detained by police in Nawada district of the state. These nationals were found moving in naxal hotbeds and holding farmers meeting. Bihar Govt held that the French nationals have desecrated visa terms and all of them were working for an NGO supposed to have links with frontal organizations of Maoists. Out of 10 French nationals 9 had come to India on tourist visa and one had an employment permit to work in Bhopal. Bihar police has also alleged that as per the intelligence reports these French nationals had maoist links.