Explosive materials found in scrap containers

Explosive materials used for military purposes have been found in few containers of scrap at Kanakpura station here, police said.

PTI| Updated: Jul 21, 2014, 01:24 AM IST

Jaipur: Explosive materials used for military purposes have been found in few containers of scrap at Kanakpura station here, police said.

"The containers came from Angola in southern Africa through a Singapore-based company Sunagro International and were found
during a check at the station from July 1 to July 15," Investigating Officer, Rajendra Diwakar said.


The explosives were found in four out of the thirteen containers, they said.
The consignment was to be delivered to a company, Yantra Steels in Nagaur district, he said, adding, 27 "live war" materials
have been found in the containers.


"Army has been informed about it and a detailed investigation by them would reveal the use of the material," he said.


An FIR in this regard was registered last evening with Kardhani police station under Explosives Act on a complaint given by the
the Kanakpura depot manager of Container Corporation of India, Saiyad Mohammd Abbas Rizwi.