Man arrested with 1.4 kg ammonium nitrate

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 3, 2010 - 23:38

Bharuch: A man has been arrested for
illegal possession of 1.4 kg explosive ammonium nitrate and
some detonators from the Jhagadia taluka of the district
today, police said.

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 also found hidden in the company premises.
Ramesh Bharucha, owner of the company has been
arrested for illegal possession of explosive substance, while
a case has been registered against company manager Fatehsinh
Zala who was absconding, they said.

Police said that efforts were on to nab Zala and
further investigation in the matter was on.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, March 3, 2010 - 23:38

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