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Naxalite held with 55 kg of ammonium nitrate in Bokaro

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 17:45

Ranchi: In a major catch, a suspected
Naxalite was arrested from Bokaro in Jharkhand on Wednesday with a
huge quantity of explosive materials, including 55 kg of
ammonium nitrate.

Official sources said the 26 Battalion of the CRPF along
with the state police arrested Baleshwar Yadav from Armau
village near Bokaro power station.

On a search of his belongings, the CRPF recovered 280
non-electric detonators, 1000 safety fuses, 48 metre electric
wire and 55 kg of ammonium nitrate, a substance used for
making explosives.

The CRPF also recovered Rs 4 lakh in cash. Sources
said Yadav has been handed over to police and further
investigations are on.


First Published: Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 17:45
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