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1.5 lakh detonators and 1500 kg explosives seized in Bihar

Last Updated: Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 23:27

Sasaram: The police on Thursday seized 1.5 lakh
detonators and 1500 kg of powergels from the residence of an
arms dealer at Jamuar village in Bihar`s Rohtas district.
Superintendent of police Vikas Vaibhav told reporters here
that the arms dealer had stocked the explosives at his
native village which he was supposed to supply to naxalites.
license to sell and purchase firearms in Karwambia locality
of the district had received a consignment from Orissa and had
stocked the explosives for supplying it to naxalites.

The arms dealer had been arrested and was being questioned
about his links with the naxalites, the SP said.

One of Tiwari`s relative was also arrested on September 10
for supplying firearms to the naxalites, he said.


First Published: Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 23:27
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