Indrajit and Padmolochon arrested with 1,000 kg explosives in Kolkata

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Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) A goods vehicle loaded with 1,000 kg of explosive material was intercepted here on Saturday and three persons have been arrested, police said.

Based on prior information, the Special Task Force of Kolkata Police intercepted the commercial vehicle at Tala Bridge in Chitpur in the early hours of the day.

The vehicle was coming from Odisha and heading towards North 24 Parganas district.

“About 1,000 kg of explosive substances (potassium nitrate) stored in 27 gunny bags was seized,” a police officer said.

The driver and the helper – Indrajit Bhui, 25, and Padmolochon Dey, 31 – both residents of Odisha’s Balasore district, were nabbed.

Later, based on information provided by the duo, Sheikh Rabiul, 40, who was going to receive the entire consignment in Barasat in North 24 Parganas, was arrested.

He was now been interrogated, the officer said.

All three were produced before a court which sent them to 14 days police custody.

9 COMMENTS

  1. Bas jahil logon ki tarah ye hindu muslim ka khel khelte raho…blame karte raho aik dusre ko, aur politians hamari thok kar jayenge fir se aik bar. I am surprised nobody is asking WHY and HOW this happened…rather the discussion point is Hindu Muslim…strange !!

  2. THE BEST THING WHAT I HAVE READ IS 10000 KG EXPLOSIVE AND OUR POLICE ARRESTED PEOPLES SO WHY WE FAIL IN PHULWAMA WITH 300 KG EXPLOSIVE WITH INTELLIGENCE AND LOT OF MILITARY ACTIVITY IN THAT REGION THIS MEANS OUR POLICE IS MORE ALEART THEN OUR INTILLIGENCE KUCH THO LUCHA HAA YAAR.

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