Major haul of explosives in West Bengal, 2 arrested

01:30 PM Dec 01, 2022 | PTI |

In a major haul, a huge quantity of gunpowder, socket bombs and firearms were seized from a house in Kashipur area in South 24 Parganas district, a police officer said.


Two persons, the owner of the house and his son, were arrested during the raid on Wednesday night by the police following a tip-off, he said.

”We seized 15 kg gun powder, five socket bombs, one cartridge, one single barrel gun, 17 empty metal containers for making socket bombs, one semi-finished gun from the house of Nabirul Molla at Natapukur area under Kashipur police station,” the officer said.

Molla and his son were arrested.


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