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Maoist informer held with 41 kg explosives

First published: October 26, 2013, 6:47 PM IST | Updated: October 26, 2013
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Maoist informer held with 41 kg explosives
Ulfat Ansari, 30, a Maoist informer was arrested by CRPF and the Jharkhand police from the Bhelwa Ghati area in Giridih district.

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Jharkhand Police arrested a Maoist informer in Ranchi and recovered 41 kg explosives from him, a CRPF official said Saturday.

Ulfat Ansari, 30, was nabbed Friday evening from the Bhelwa Ghati area in Giridih district of the state following a tip-off.

"The 41 kg explosives, including four gelatin sticks and two detonators, were found on Ansari, a sympathiser and an informer of the Maoists. He was moving about on a motorcyle at the time of his arrest," said the official.

His associate, Majid Mian, 50, however, managed to flee from the spot.

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