The trio was caught while using explosives for illegal mining in the area.
As many as 42 detonators, seven kg of explosive powder, a tractor and a compressor were seized from their possession yesterday, police said.
Identified as - Tendanimal, Samal Kumar and Jai Singh, they were produced before a court in Lakhnadon and were later sent to jail.
Seoni: Three persons were arrested for allegedly possessing explosive material in neighbouring Chhindwara district, police said.
First Published: Monday, June 04, 2012, 13:38