Foreign arms finding way to North-East

Last Updated: Monday, September 3, 2012 - 21:30

Hazaribagh: Interrogation of Maoist armoury head Anil Yadav and arms supplier Prafulla Malakar revealed that the August 29 seizure of US-made M-16 rifle and UK-made bullet-proof jacket came through terrorist outlets operating in the North-East.

Stating this, Superintendent of Police Manoj Kaushik told a news agency here that the three-day interrogation of Yadav and Malakar by the National Investigation Agency and the police which has concluded, confirmed links between Maoists operating in Bihar and Jharkhand and terrorists operating elsewhere in the country.

Stating that foreign arms were finding passage through North Eastern outlets, he refused to disclose the names of terror outfits on security grounds.

He said the two revealed some names and teams would be sent to Delhi and other states for verification.

"We (NIA and state police) have shared the information and agreed to co-operate to contain activities of terrorist organisation in various parts of the country," the SP said.

PTI



First Published: Monday, September 3, 2012 - 21:30

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