Huge Consignment Of Gelatin Sticks Seized In Assam-Meghalaya Border

Huge Consignment Of Gelatin Sticks Seized In Assam-Meghalaya Border

A huge quantity of explosive materials has been seized by Meghalaya police in Byrnihat on Friday, August 20.

The Meghalaya Police in an operation have also seized an XUV car where the bomb preparing materials were found.

According to sources, the materials were being brought in the car from Lad Rymbai, a town in East Jaintia Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya to Guwahati today.

The police have also arrested one in connection to the incident. The arrestee has been identified as one Mainul Hoque, son of one Abdul Ghani.

The materials seized by the Meghalaya Police are 402 Gelatin sticks and 2044 electric detonator.

Sources say Hoque had been collecting explosives used for blasting purposes in stone quarries and brought them to Lengtisinga area through a racket. He was also involved in drug trafficking.

The seized vehicle bore the registration number AS 01 BV 8065.

Further investigation in the case is on.

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