Midnapore: People`s Committee Against
Police Atrocities general secretary Manoj Mahato was today
remanded in judicial custody for 14 days by a court in West
Bengal`s West Midnapore district.
Mahato was produced before Additional Chief Judicial
Magistrate Sheikh Md. Rezza, who sent him to 14-day judicial
custody, District Superintendent of Police Manoj Verma said.
He was charged with possession of illegal arms, Verma
Mahato was arrested along with a Maoist Nabakumar Mahato
in an operation yesterday from Katapahari in the district. A 9
mm pistol and six rounds were seized from his possession.