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Detonators, gelatine sticks seized in Jharkhand

Man says he works for a dealer in explosive materials and the explosives were to be supplied to stone mines.

india Updated: Sep 14, 2006 06:39 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India

Four hundred gelatine sticks and 1,000 detonators were seized on Wednesday by police from a man near Bekobar village in Jharkhand's Koderma district.

Rajendra Modi was arrested on the Koderma-Jainagar road near the village and the detonators, explosives and fuse wire were seized from him.

Modi is a resident of Burmo village under Jhumri Telaiya police station of Koderma, police said.

During interrogation, Modi said he works for a man named Pradip Sao, a dealer in explosive materials, and that he was carrying the explosives that were to be supplied to stone mines, police said.

First Published: Sep 14, 2006 06:33 IST