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Man in possession of naxal firearms arrested

A middle-age man, who was found in possession of firearms for naxalites was arrested in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, police said today.

india Updated: Jul 10, 2010 12:44 IST

A middle-age man, who was found in possession of firearms for naxalites was arrested in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, police said on Saturday.

Jairam Kashiram Ghodam was apprehended with weapons from Washitola in Kurkheda Taluka the district in the wee hours on Friday, police said.

Acting on a tip off that Ghodam possessed illegal firearms of naxalites, police raided his house in midnight and seized one 303 rifle, two 12 bore rifles, 56 live rounds of 303 rifles, 33 live cartridges of 12 bore rifles besides a naxal uniform and other material.

He was produced before a local court on Friday and remanded to police custody.