CID recovers 50 kg of ammonium nitrate and 1,000 detonators from West Bengal's Birbhum district

Birbhum: The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) seized 238 packets each containing 50 kg of ammonium nitrate from an unauthorized storeroom in Rampurhat. The search by CID was done on Wednesday. During a further search, eight bags each containing 10 packets of 1,000 detonators were found in a nearby culvert.

 CID recovers 50 kg of ammonium nitrate and 1,000 detonators from West Bengals Birbhum district

CID team inspects the recovery site. ANI

Earlier on 7 July, in a massive crackdown on violence involving arms and explosives in the city, the West Bengal Police conducted simultaneous raids and recovered 112 pieces of live bombs, six country-made weapons and arrested 399 people under specific and preventive sections.

Updated Date: Jul 11, 2019 17:11:07 IST