Teacher held, gun and bombs found from house

The teacher of a madrasa and local CPI-M leader was arrested Wednesday for keeping crude bombs and a gun at home near Katwa in Burdwan district.

Last Updated: Jul 27, 2011, 12:58 PM IST

Burdwan: The teacher of a madrasa and local CPI-M leader was arrested Wednesday for keeping crude bombs and a gun at home near Katwa in Burdwan district.

"Abu Siddiqui, a teacher of Kadampur High Madrasa, was arrested following recovery of eight bombs and a musket gun from his home at Ganguly Danga village," Superintendent of
Police Humayun Kabir said.

His students and locals blocked Katwa-Burdwan Road in protest against his arrest, the police said.

PTI