Large quantity of detonators, wires seized in Bihar

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014 - 15:59

Dehri-on-Sone (Bihar): A large quantity of detonators and wires were seized Monday from Vasa village in the Rohtas district, police said here.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team raided a dilapidated house in the village under Mufassil police station and found 13,900 detonators and wires containing in four sacks, Superintendent of Police Chandan Kumar Kushwaha said.
No arrest has been made in this connection, he said, adding that a probe was on to find out the owner of explosives and the purpose of its use.

The detonators were largely used for blasting boulders by stone quarrying mafia while Maoists too have known to use them for their activities, police sources said.

First Published: Monday, July 28, 2014 - 15:59

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