Explosive materials found in scrap containers

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014 - 01:24

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.

PTI

First Published: Monday, July 21, 2014 - 01:24

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