Two held for supplying SIM cards to Naxals

Two persons were arrested by the police for allegedly supplying SIM cards to Naxalites, police said today.

Updated: May 10, 2012, 10:15 AM IST

Lucknow: Two persons were arrested by the police for allegedly supplying SIM cards to Naxalites, police said today.

Ram Kumar Kanaujia and Kapil Dixit were arrested yesterday from Hazratganj area here by the crime branch with 37 SIM cards, 82 customer application forms, several photographs and 375 fake identity proofs, they said.

The arrest was made on a tip off that the two were supplying SIM cards to Naxal-hit areas of Bihar and UP.
The police claimed that the duo were in touch with agents of Naxals for providing them SIM cards.

PTI