Saturday, February 27, 2010

Jharkhand Police recover huge cache of arms

Published on : Saturday 27 Feb 2010 20:38 - by ANI

Gumla (Jharkhand), Feb 27 : A huge cache of explosives was recovered from Bhainsbathan village in Jharkhands Gumla District on Saturday.

The recovered explosives include 6000 detonators.

According to Gumla District Superintendent of Police M K Singh, acting on a tip-off, security personnel carried out raids at Bhainsbathan village and seized explosives.

Singh added that the explosives were hidden in about 300 boxes.

The boxes were packed with detonators, plastic explosives and safety fuse with each box having space for 100 detonators and safety fuse, he said.

Police detained a man identified as Etwa Oraon for questioning in connection with the case.

Police sources said that raids were still continuing in different parts of the district based on Oraon confessions.

Singh said the explosives were to be supplied to Sanjay Yadav, who broke away from the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist) to float Chhattisgarh-Jharkhand Simanta Committee.

Copyright Asian News International (ANI)

300 boxes of explosives, detonators seized

2010-02-27 19:10:00
Last Updated: 2010-02-27 19:28:25

Ranchi: About 300 boxes of explosives and detonators were seized from a house in Jhrakhand's Gumla district on Saturday, police said.

Jharkhand Police in a joint operation with the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), raided a house at Bhainbathan village, about 140 km from here.

'During the raid, 300 boxes were seized. Each box contained detonators, explosives and fuse wires. From the 300 boxes, around 6,000 detonators were seized. One person has been detained in this connection,'
a police officer told IANS.

According to police, the detonators and explosives were to be supplied to Maoist rebels.

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