Man arrested for possessing IED in Assam

The accused was allegedly involved in manufacturing of IED at his shop, they said.

Published: 12th March 2017 08:28 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th March 2017 08:28 PM   |  A+A-


GUWAHATI: A man was arrested after five IEDs (Improvised Explosive Device) were seized from his possession by a joint team of Indian Army and Assam police in Barpeta district here.

"Acting on a tip-off, Red Horns Division under Gajraj Corps and Barpeta police launched a joint operation yesterday and seized the explosives from his shop in Goraimari," officials said.

The accused was allegedly involved in manufacturing of IED at his shop, they said.

"During the search operation, five explosives, each weighing approximately 500 grams, were seized," officials said.

"The explosives will be sent for forensic analysis. The accused was yesterday handed over to Barpeta police
station," they said.

Assam IED


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