Man in possession of naxal firearms arrested

Last Updated: Saturday, July 10, 2010 - 12:28

Nagpur: A middle-age man, who was found in possession of firearms for naxalites was arrested in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, police said on Saturday.

Jairam Kashiram Ghodam (50) was apprehended with weapons from Washitola in Kurkheda Taluka the district in the wee hours yesterday, they said.

Acting on a tip off that Ghodam possessed illegal firearms of naxalites, police raided his house in midnight and seized one 303 rifle, two 12 bore rifles, 56 live rounds of
303 rifles, 33 live cartridges of 12 bore rifles besides a naxal uniform and other material.

He was produced before a local court yesterday and remanded to police custody.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, July 10, 2010 - 12:28

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