Police in Meghalaya have seized 1,575kg of explosives, 6,000 detonators and 16 rolls of fuse wire and arrested six individuals.
Based on a press launch, police intercepted a car at Kongong in East Jaintia Hills district following a tip-off on Wednesday night and recovered 250kg of explosives (in 2,000 gelatin sticks), 1,000 stay detonators and eight rolls of fuse wire.
Two individuals within the autos had been arrested and primarily based on info from them, police nabbed the opposite 4. Interrogation of these arrested individuals led to the restoration of one other 1,275 kg of explosives, 5,000 detonators and eight extra rolls of fuse wire from a spot in Khliehriat.
Police have registered a case below numerous sections of IPC and Explosives Act and are conducting additional investigations to know in regards to the supply of the explosives and their last vacation spot.