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Two arrested after huge stock of explosives recovered

Press Trust of India  |  Banda (UP) 

Huge stock of explosives, including 200 detonators and 1200 rods, were

recovered from two houses in the district and two persons arrested, police said Wednesday.

of Police Lal Bharat Kumar Pal said, "Based on a tip-off, police conducted raids at two houses in Barua Syogarh and Chandranagar villages".

"200 detonators, two quintal ammonium nitrate, 1200 rods, and exploder and other material used for explosion have been recovered," he said.

Two persons identified as Anuragi and have been arrested in this connection.

"Both of them do not have any licence to store explosive material. Generally, those who are engaged in use these explosive materials for carrying out activities. However, both of them do not have a lease," he said.

In view of Narendra Modi's scheduled election meeting on April 25 in Tindwari, police has been undertaking in the district.

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First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 15:25 IST