Thane: 3 held with 1,000 gelatin sticks, detonators in Bhiwandi

08:15 AM Feb 02, 2022 | PTI |

Thane: Three people were arrested on Tuesday allegedly with 1,000 gelatin sticks and an equal number of detonators in Bhiwandi in Thane district, police said.


Acting on a tip-off, a car was stopped at Nadi Naka at 3pm and the seizure was made from Alpesh @ Balya Hiraji Patil (34), Pankaj Acchelal Chouhan (23), and Sameer @ Samya Ramchandra Vedga (27), all residents of Vikramgad in neighboring Palghar district, an official said.

A preliminary probe has found they had stolen the explosives and were planning to sell it, he added.

The Nizampura police have registered a case under IPC and Explosives Act provisions, the official said.


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