Explosives seized, one held

VELLORE: As many as 20 gelatine sticks, 66 detonators and 15 kg of gun powder were seized at Rathinagiri near Vellore, on Monday morning. One person was arrested in this regard. Based on

Published: 01st May 2012 01:07 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd June 2012 10:12 PM   |  A+A-

VELLORE: As many as 20 gelatine sticks, 66 detonators and 15 kg of gun powder were seized at Rathinagiri near Vellore, on Monday morning. One person was arrested in this regard.

Based on a tip-off, Rathinagiri police led by Inspector Pugal, conducted a raid at Nandhiyalam, when they found one Thirupathi (50), a worker at the nearby stone quarry hiding the explosives without valid documents. He was immediately arrested and the gelatine sticks, detonators and powder was seized from him. He was then produced before Arcot court, which ordered that he be remanded.

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