MP police in Rajkot to probe missing explosives

Last Updated: Monday, August 23, 2010 - 18:10

Rajkot: A police team from Madhya Pradesh is
here to investigate how explosives dispatched from Rajasthan a
fortnight ago went missing, police said today.

As many as 61 trucks loaded with explosives, meant to
reach Madhya Pradesh, had gone missing during transit.

The Madhya Pradesh police team headed by police
sub-inspector Amit Shani arrived here after primary
investigation showed that the draft for purchasing the
explosives were sent by a person named Harkishan Aswani,
who belonged to Rajkot, police said.

Investigations further showed that Aswani has licence to
do business in explosives, they said.

The police team with the help of Special Operation Group
(SOG) of Gujarat police searched the godown and office
owned by Aswani yesterday but did not find anything
objectionable, police said.

The team will leave for Madhya Pradesh after collecting
bank documents, they added.

PTI



First Published: Monday, August 23, 2010 - 18:10

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