Kolkata: The West Bengal police have recovered a huge cache of arms in the state’s Bankura forest. The discovery of arms was made ahead of bypolls to 10 assembly seats on Saturday.
Police sources said 18 Kg of RDX, three rocket launchers, two pistols, and one landmine were recovered from the forest area.
The state has been put on high alert post the discovery. So far, the police have not made any arrests.
Police didn’t say whether the firearms were meant for Naxals.
First Published: Saturday, November 07, 2009, 12:27