Explosives recovered, three arrested
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Last Updated: Tuesday, December 08, 2009, 23:12
Allahabad: Huge quantity of explosives were seized from a remote part of the district today and three persons arrested in this connection, even as police ruled out the possibility of the consignment being linked to any subversive activity.

The explosives, including 150 kilogram of ammonium nitrate, 95 detonators and 250 metres of fuse wire, which were seized in Shankargarh police station area, 25 kms from here, police said.

The explosives were being brought in a jeep from Madhya Pradesh and three occupants of the vehicle, all of them local residents were arrested, police added.

However, police asserted that investigations so far do not point in the direction of explosives being used for any subversive activity and that Shankargarh, where stone chips is a thriving business, has been witness to unauthorised trading of such material.


First Published: Tuesday, December 08, 2009, 23:12

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