Huge explosive haul recovered in Jharkhand

In a huge haul, 6000 kg ammonium nitrate and 20,000 detonators were recovered in Jharkhand's Lohardaga district in the early hours of Saturday.

PTI| Last Updated: Feb 14, 2015, 11:32 AM IST

Lohardaga: In a huge haul, 6000 kg ammonium nitrate and 20,000 detonators were recovered in Jharkhand's Lohardaga district in the early hours of Saturday.

Acting on a tip-off, the police raided a place at Kalehapat village and seized the explosives and 550 metre of codex wire around 2 am, Superintendent of Police Manoj Ratan Chouthe said here.

The consignment was meant to be sent to Naxalites, he said, adding one person was arrested in this connection.