Namakkal: About 17 kg of chemicals used to make explosives for quarries and manfacturing crackers have been seized from the residence of a woman and her son here, police said.
They said the material was found buried in the garden of their house yesterday.
The chemicals include nitrite, sulphur, sulphur powder, carbon powder. A total of 100 crackers were also seized.
The duo were produced before the judicial magistrate here, who remanded them to 15 days custody.