Free Press Journal

12 persons arrested by ATS in Rajasthan


Jaipur: Twelve persons were arrested by the Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) for allegedly duping people of crores of rupees on the pretext of selling  them ‘radioactive material’ in Rajasthan’s Dausa district. “Acting on a tip-off, a team of ATS arrested 12 persons, including two locals Satya Narayan and Ram Ratan, in a raid conducted at a house yesterday in Lavaan village.

“A glass box with three partitions containing the suspected radioactive material was seized from their possession and will be tested at Nuclear Power Corporation,” ADG ATS & SOG Umesh Mishra said.

“The accused, in connivances with some scientists from Delhi, used to dupe people. The accused were arrested yesterday,” Manohar Lal, SHO of Lawan police station said, adding, they have been booked under relevant sections of IPC.