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27 gelatin sticks among explosives recovered, one arrested

27 gelatin sticks among explosives recovered, one arrested

Diphu (Assam): Explosives, including gelatin sticks, were recovered from a house in Diphu town in Assam's Karbi Anglong district and one person was arrested in connection with it, a senior police officer said.

Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of the state police and the CRPF personnel launched a raid at a house in Dilaji area of Diphu town on Monday night and dug out the explosives from its compound, said district Deputy Superintendent of Police Nahid Karisma.

One Lalchandchok F Tusingh was arrested in connection with it, the officer said.

Some 27 gelatin sticks, six packs of other explosives and electric wires were recovered, the DSP said.

The nabbed person has claimed during interrogation that he had procured the explosives from his friend in Meghalaya for selling them to people seeking to catch fishes by detonating the explosives, the officer said.

PTI

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