1000 kg of Potassium Nitrate recovered by STF of West Bengal Police on Saturday
1000 kg of Potassium Nitrate recovered by STF of West Bengal Police on Saturday

Police intercept vehicle with explosive substance in Kolkata, 2 held 

ANI | Updated: Mar 09, 2019 16:36 IST

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Mar 9 (ANI): The Special Task Force of West Bengal Police intercepted a vehicle in Kolkata on Saturday and seized 1000 kg of an explosive substance from it. Two people have been arrested in this connection, police said.
Acting on a tip-off, police launched an operation in the wee hours of Saturday and intercepted a vehicle near the Tala bridge in BT Road in the city, police said.
The vehicle travelling from Odisha contained Potassium Nitrate in 27 gunny bags. Potassium Nitrate is used in making explosives.
The accused have been identified as Indrajit Bhui and Padmolochon Dey.
The police has registered a case and investigation is underway. (ANI)

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