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
- Over 60 cadets killed in Pakistan police academy attack
- DNA: Terrorists' new strategy of snatching weapons from Indian security personnel
- Watch: PM Narendra Modi's ''progressive'' remark on triple talaq
- Panel discussion over vote bank politics on Hinduism
- Panel discussion over delayed development in Ayodhya
- Explosion in Delhi's Naya Bazar, one killed; anti-terror wing, Special cell at spot
- WATCH: Akhilesh Yadav's emotional speech revealing the real reason behind Samajwadi Party crisis; he was about to cry
- India vs New Zealand: Awestruck Kiwis witness MS Dhoni driving his Hummer in Ranchi, and photo goes viral
- Lashkar-e-Toiba claims responsibility for Uri attack in posters pasted in Pakistan town
- Naya Bazar explosion: Home Ministry seeks report from Delhi Police; one dead, 5 injured