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Man carrying arms & explosives for Maoists arrested


Press Trust of India Bhawanipatna
A man carrying arms and explosives to be supplied to Maoists was arrested in Odisha's Kalalandi district, police said on Wednesday.
Acting on a tip-off, a police team launched a special operation and caught the man near here around Tuesday midnight when he was proceeding to deliver the explosives to Maoists, Kalahandi Superintendent of Police B Gangadhar said.
On search, a local made gun, 20 gelatin sticks, five electric detonators, electric wires and Maoist leaflets were seized from him, the SP said.
Following his interrogation, it was found that he was engaged in movement of arms and ammunition and explosive materials to be delivered to the ultras in their hideout, the SP said.
This apart, the man used to pass information about movement of security forces to the Maoists and supply them grocery and other articles, the SP added.

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First Published: Jul 31 2019 | 6:31 PM IST

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