Detonator, crude bomb material found in ST bus in Raigad

PTI
Thursday, 21 February 2019

The conductor, while checking the bus after its last service of the day in Rasayani area Wednesday night, found some suspicious-looking objects under a seat, and alerted local police.

MUMBAI: A detonator and other material used for making crude bombs was found in a state transport (ST) bus in Raigad district of Maharashtra, the police said on Thursday.

The material was kept under a seat, said police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Kundan Gawde.

The conductor, while checking the bus after its last service of the day in Rasayani area Wednesday night, found some suspicious-looking objects under a seat, and alerted local police.

The police called a bomb detection and disposal squad which found that there was a detonator alongwith electric wires, shrapnels and batteries.

Raigad Police registered a case under the Indian Explosives Act and further probe was on, API Gawde said.

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