Thane: Two held with giant cache of explosives in Dombivli

KALYAN: The Kalyan unit of Thane crime branch have arrested two person and seized a large cache of gelatin sticks and electronic detonators used in rock-blasting.
The team have seized 199 giletin sticks and 100 electronic detonators.

Police sources said that acting on a specific tip-off senior police insoector of unit and his team laid trap on Sunday evening near road situated in Khoni village in and arrested (28) and Samir Dhule (24).

Both are resident of Karjat area in district. John said both were travelling on motorcyle when on basis of specific information they nabbed both and seized 100 electronic detonators and 199 gelatin sticks they were carrying in to bag.

A case under Explosive Substances Act was registered.

The crime branch official said primary probe shows that accused was carrying explosives to supply it people involved in to blasting rocks.

Team are now also checking how accused managed to get explosives when they did not have necessary permissions to possess them.

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