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14 days' jail custody for PCPA general secretary

People's Committee Against Police Atrocities general secretary Manoj Mahato was today remanded in judicial custody for 14 days by a court in West Bengal's West Midnapore district.

india Updated: Sep 05, 2010 17:29 IST

People's Committee Against Police Atrocities general secretary Manoj Mahato was on Sunday remanded in judicial custody for 14 days by a court in West Bengal's West Midnapore district.

Mahato was produced before Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Sheikh Md. Rezza, who sent him to 14-day judicial custody, District Superintendent of Police Manoj Verma said.

He was charged with possession of illegal arms, Verma said.

Mahato was arrested along with a Maoist Nabakumar Mahato in an operation yesterday from Katapahari in the district. A 9 mm pistol and six rounds were seized from his possession.