Jharkhand Police recover huge cache of arms

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Gumla (Jharkhand), Feb 27 (ANI): A huge cache of explosives was recovered from Bhainsbathan village in Jharkhand's Gumla District on Saturday.

The recovered explosives include 6000 detonators.

According to Gumla District Superintendent of Police M K Singh, acting on a tip-off, security personnel carried out raids at Bhainsbathan village and seized explosives.

Singh added that the explosives were hidden in about 300 boxes.

The boxes were packed with detonators, plastic explosives and safety fuse with each box having space for 100 detonators and safety fuse, he said.

Police detained a man identified as Etwa Oraon for questioning in connection with the case.

Police sources said that raids were still continuing in different parts of the district based on Oraon confessions.

Singh said the explosives were to be supplied to Sanjay Yadav, who broke away from the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist) to float Chhattisgarh-Jharkhand Simanta Committee. (ANI)

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