Man arrested with 1.4 kg ammonium nitrate, detonators

Police on Wednesday recovered 1.4 kg explosive ammonium nitrate and some detonators from the premises of a company in Jhagadia taluka here and arrested its owner.

Updated: Mar 03, 2010, 22:52 PM IST

Bharuch: Police on Wednesday recovered 1.4 kg
explosive ammonium nitrate and some detonators from the
premises of a company in Jhagadia taluka here and arrested
its owner.

Based on a tip-off, the district special operations group
(SOG) raided the premises of Devansh Industries in Jhagadia
taluka, they said.

According to police, 1.4 kg ammonium nitrate and seven
fuses were found hidden in the company premises.

Ramesh Bharucha, owner of the company was arrested for
illegal possession of explosive substance, while a case was
registered against company manager Fatehsinh Zala who was
absconding, they said.

Police said efforts were on to nab Zala and further
investigation was on.

PTI