Two arrested with 1,100 detonators in Uttar Pradesh

August 21st, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, Aug 21 (IANS) Two people were arrested Thursday for alleged possession of 1,100 detonators and a quintal of the widely used commercial explosive ammonium nitrate, the police said.”Jitendra Kumar alias Babloo and Amresh Patel were arrested from the Ahrohra in Mirzapur district, about 300 km from Lucknow,” police officer L.R. Bhasker told IANS.

“Jitendra and Amresh are being interrogated. We cannot rule out the possibility of their involvement with Naxalites (Maoists),” he added.

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