Maoists Monday released the three abducted Bihar policemen in Lakhisarai district, bringing an end to the nine-day-old hostage crisis. The three policemen ---- Abhay Prasad Yadav, Rupesh Kumar Sinha and Ehshan Khan, who were taken hostage on August 29, were freed by the ultras this morning on the border of Kajra-Chanan forests and hills, about 165 kms from the state capital.The Maoists had earlier killed one of the captive policemen, Lucas Tete. His body was found on Friday."All the three kidnapped policemen have been released by the Maoists from the Kajra-Chanan forest in Lakhisarai district after the police sealed the escape routes of the ultras in the forests and hills," Director General of Police Neelmani told PTI.