PCPA General Secy Manoj Mahato gets 14 days jail

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.

Last Updated: Sep 05, 2010, 18:15 PM IST

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
said.

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.

PTI