Maoists plot foiled: Gelatin seized in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 19:50

Latehar: A large quantity of materials required for making explosives were recovered and a suspected Maoist was arrested in Latehar district Tuesday.

During a checking of vehicles at Chandwa police station area, the police found 25 cylinders, 16 pressure cookers, three bundles of wire and six kg gelatin being ferried by a tempo rickshaw, Superintendent of Police Kranti Kumar told reporters here.
Kumar said the arrested person in this connection was allegedly involved in the January 7 attack on the security forces at Katia in the district.
The rebel confessed that the consignment was being taken to the Maoists for making explosives.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 19:50

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