1.5 lakh detonators and 1500 kg explosives seized in Bihar

Sasaram: The police on Thursday seized 1.5 lakh detonators and 1500 kg of powergels from the residence of an arms dealer at Jamuar village in Bihar's Rohtas district.

Superintendent of police Vikas Vaibhav told reporters here that the arms dealer had stocked the explosives at his native village which he was supposed to supply to naxalites.

license to sell and purchase firearms in Karwambia locality of the district had received a consignment from Orissa and had stocked the explosives for supplying it to naxalites.

The arms dealer had been arrested and was being questioned about his links with the naxalites, the SP said.

One of Tiwari's relative was also arrested on September 10 for supplying firearms to the naxalites, he said.