Kakinada: The police recovered a Maoist dump comprising 10 kilos of gelatin sticks hidden under a culvert between Ravipadu and Ulimpadu in Y.Ramavaram mandal of the district on Sunday. The explosives were kept in a steel container and they were obviously aimed at causing disturbances during the coming elections. Search operations are continuing in this sensitive place bordering Visakhapatnam district to prevent any untoward incident. No arrests were made, according to the police.