Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Bihar police seizes 30,000 live catridges, six weapons, explosives

PTI Tuesday, November 10, 2009 22:21

Patna: Bihar police personnel today seized 30,000 live catridges of point 315 bore, two AK-47 rifles, four Insas rifles and huge quantity of explosive from a house in Bokaro town in Jharkhand, ADG (headquarters) US Dutta said.

Acting on a tip-off, the state police personnel sought help from Jharkhand police and raided a house at Sector 12 of Bokaro town and recovered the firearms and explosive, Dutta told PTI here.

Special Task Force of Bihar police had on November 8 seized liquid explosive, 14 carbine-manufacturing equipment, two pistols, 7221 live catridges, 50 detonators, one box containing naxal literature, CD and casettes from a place under Kankerbagh police station in the state capital, he said. A report from Bokaro said assisted by the local police, a team from Bihar police this morning reached a house in the Bari Cooperative Colony situated in the premises of Bokaro Steel plant and started the search operation.

The Bihar police came following a tip-off that weapons and ammunition were stored in a house in Bokaro, the police said.

The seizure comes a couple of days after the police had recovered huge ammunition in neighbouring Bihar.

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