Meerut police on Wednesday recovered firecrackers worth Rs 50 lakh from Datavali village. Photo/ANI
Meerut police on Wednesday recovered firecrackers worth Rs 50 lakh from Datavali village. Photo/ANI

Meerut Police seize illegally stored firecrackers worth Rs 50 lakh, arrest five

ANI | Updated: Oct 17, 2019 16:37 IST

Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Oct 17 (ANI): Meerut police on Wednesday seized illegally stored firecrackers worth Rs 50 lakh from Datavali village and arrested five people.
Ajay Kumar Sahani, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) said: "Based on the information, a raid was conducted in Datavali village of Bhavanpur police station area. Police have recovered firecrackers worth Rs 50 lakh from a godown and arrested five people for the same."
"The accused did not have a licence for selling firecrackers and yet they were storing it," he added.
Further investigation in the matter is underway. (ANI)

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