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Huge cache of explosives seized in Jajpur, 1 detained

14/03/2021 at 9:13 PM

Chandikhole, Mar 14: The Jenapur police has seized huge cache of explosives and detained one person in this connection at Mukundapur village in Jajpur district today.

The accused has been identified as Santosh Kumar Behera, a resident of Mukundapur village.

According the officials, based on prior information they conducted raid on Santosh’s house and found 20 sacks of Nitrogen fertiliser and 12 quintals of power gel while checking. Subsequently, they seized the explosives and detained the accused.

After preliminary investigation, it was found that the accused was selling these explosives illegally in the district which are used for blast in stone quarry.

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