Huge cache of arms and ammunitions recovered in Jhargram

Posted By: Anita Nair
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Jhargram, Dec 18 (ANI): West Bengal Police personnel seized huge cache of arms and ammunitions after an anti Maoist operation in Jhargram District on Friday.

The seizure occurred after a joint operation of the Central Reserve Police Force and the state police in Birhari village near Jhargram.

" We recovered four small arms, 70 round different type of ammunition, detonators, flashguns, used articles of them. They left those things and escaped. They gathered here to provide training and as per our experience we know they change their training camp time to time for their privacy," said Praveen Tripathi, superintendent of police.

Meanwhile, a Maoist leader and a woman cadre were arrested by state police officials and presented before the magistrate in West Midnapore.

The arrests were made from Laxmanpur area under Salboni police station.

"From their possessions one directional mine loaded with explosive substance, Maoist leaflet and two books of Bengali print has been recovered ," said Jujunath Ghosh, government counsel. (ANI)

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