Gelatin sticks seized; three arrested in Kolhapur
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Last Updated: Saturday, January 09, 2010, 20:56
Kolhapur: Three persons were arrested while carrying gelatin sticks and detonators near Hatkanangle near here, police said on Saturday.

Acting on a tip off that gelatin is being ferried in a car on Hatkanangle-Vadgaon road, police were on a vigil for last four days, District Superintendent of Police, Yashasvi Yadav told reporters today.

Last night, at around 11 pm a car was stopped on suspicion and searched. Police found some boxes.

Yadav reached the spot with others officers and found 12 boxes of 2,400 gelatin sticks worth Rs 12,000 and electric detonators of 1900 kgs worth Rs 10,450.

Police have arrested three persons Lehrulal Kumawat, Kisanlal Kumawat and Ladulal Bhilla who were carrying the explosives in the car.

All three originally hail from Rajasthan and at present live in Sangli district. The trio is in police custody till January 12.

Police have registered a case and are investigating further.


First Published: Saturday, January 09, 2010, 20:56

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