Sunday, August 29, 2010

Maoist arms suppliers held in West Bengal

Two arms suppliers who allegedly catered to the Maoists were arrested early Sunday from West Bengal’s Bankura district, police said.
Biswanath Mondal and Sheikh Amjad were arrested from Bankura district’s Chatna area.

“We have arrested two arms suppliers from Chatna area early Sunday,” Bankura Superintendent of Police Pranab Kumar told IANS over phone.

Fifteen gelatin sticks and 20 detonators were recovered from them, he said.

Maoists are active in three western districts of the state - Purulia, Bankura and West Midnapore.

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