Gelatin sticks seized; three arrested in Kolhapur

Last Updated: Saturday, January 9, 2010 - 20:56

Kolhapur: Three persons were arrested while
carrying gelatin sticks and detonators near Hatkanangle near
here, police said on Saturday.

Acting on a tip off that gelatin is being ferried in a
car on Hatkanangle-Vadgaon road, police were on a vigil for
last four days, District Superintendent of Police, Yashasvi
Yadav told reporters today.
Last night, at around 11 pm a car was stopped on
suspicion and searched. Police found some boxes.

Yadav reached the spot with others officers and found 12
boxes of 2,400 gelatin sticks worth Rs 12,000 and electric
detonators of 1900 kgs worth Rs 10,450.

Police have arrested three persons Lehrulal Kumawat,
Kisanlal Kumawat and Ladulal Bhilla who were carrying the
explosives in the car.

All three originally hail from Rajasthan and at present
live in Sangli district. The trio is in police custody till
January 12.
Police have registered a case and are investigating
further.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, January 9, 2010 - 20:56

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