You are here: Home » PTI Stories » National » News
Business Standard

Cops recover 40 kg explosives during anti-Maoist operation

Press Trust of India  |  Gondia (Maha) 

The seizure was made on the basis of information given by arrested 'deputy commander of Maoist platoon A' Badru Rajwanshi 'Sirsam' alias 'Dinesh' alias 'Krishna', a resident of Bhave village under Chuikhadan tehsil of Rajnandgaon district in neighbouring Chhattisgarh state.

The team recovered the explosives kept in a container beneath the ground on the roadside in villages Piperkhari and Dhamditola.

This is the third recent instance of hidden explosives being seized by the police.

District Superintendent of Police Dilip Zhalke confirmed the report and said the police will continue their operations against the Maoists.

Dear Reader,

Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

First Published: Wed, October 17 2012. 21:45 IST