Man arrested with 1.4 kg ammonium nitrate, detonators



Bharuch: Police on Wednesday recovered 1.4 kg explosive ammonium nitrate and some detonators from the premises of a company in Jhagadia taluka here and arrested its owner.

Based on a tip-off, the district special operations group (SOG) raided the premises of Devansh Industries in Jhagadia taluka, they said.

According to police, 1.4 kg ammonium nitrate and seven fuses were found hidden in the company premises.

Ramesh Bharucha, owner of the company was arrested for illegal possession of explosive substance, while a case was registered against company manager Fatehsinh Zala who was absconding, they said.

Police said efforts were on to nab Zala and further investigation was on.

PTI