500 detonators, 600 gelatin sticks seized from Purulia
Purulia: Police Wednesday seized 500 detonators and 600 gelatin sticks from a car in Purulia district and arrested two persons.
Acting on a tip off from Railway Protection Force, police intercepted the car near Tetulgram village under Kotshila police station and found the detonators and gelatin sticks inside, SP Nilkanta Sudhir Kumar said.
It was suspected that the explosives were being transported to the Maoists, he SP said adding, the two arrested persons were being interrogated.
The duo were identified as driver Subal Mahato and Jaladhar Dwari, the other occupant of the car.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Is Akhilesh Yadav overlooking Muslims as Mulayam Singh alleged?
- DNA: Why did Navjot Singh Sidhu call BJP 'Kaikeyi’, Congress ‘Kaushalya’?
- 38-year-old arrested for ‘raping’ minors in Delhi; assaulted over 600 girls
- My father wanted me to be a man of character: Navjot Singh Siddhu
- BJP announces 149 names in first list of candidates for UP elections
- Geeta Phogat comes to rescue of Zaira Wasim; hits out at trolls, asks actress not to apologise
- ‘Dangal’ star Zaira Wasim says I am not a role model, not proud of what I am doing
- Assembly Elections: BJP releases list of 149 candidates for Uttar Pradesh, 64 for Uttarakhand
- China's NSG stand is neither fair nor transparent, says Defence Expert
- Serial child rapist arrested in Delhi, says 'preyed on girls for sexual satisfaction, enjoyed it'