Huge quantity of explosives seized
A flying squad seized unlicensed explosives including 500 electric detonators and a large quanitity of explosive metal powder filled up in 1000 packets from a car and arrested two occupants of the car in this connection at Koppanapatti Village, near here, today.
Police said the flying squad, on routine vehicle check, effected the seizure.
According to preliminary enquiry, M Sathishkumar (28) of Melur in Madurai and car driver S Karthick (14) of Kaivilipatti Village in this district were transporting the explosives to Melur from Kudumiyanmalai, near here.
(Posted on 03-04-2014)