Bhopal: Four days
after a similar haul in Haryana's Ambala town, a huge quantity of
explosives, including gelatine sticks, detonators and detonation
cords, was recovered Sunday from a house and a car in Rewa
district of Madhya Pradesh, police said. One person has been
"On a tip off, we raided the house of Rajesh Patel and found a
huge quantity of gelatine sticks, detonators and detonating cords.
Later, we came to know that explosives were also being transported
in a car. We chased and seized the car too," Deputy Inspector
General (DIG) of Police, Rewa, K.P. Khare, told IANS.
Rajesh Patel is absconding, he said.
"We cannot say much about the reasons behind the presence of
explosives but we are interrogating Rajesh Patel's landlord Aditya
Pratap Singh," said Khare.
Madhya Pradesh police recovered 14 packets of detonating cord, two
and half packets of detonators and 10 packets of gelatine sticks
from the house of Patel in Rewa, over 500 km from state capital.
From the car which they chased and seized, police recovered 5,000
gelatine sticks in 50 cartons and 29 packets of detonating cord.
Car driver Manoj Kaul was arrested.
The seizure comes four days after an explosives laden car was
found in the parking lot of Ambala Cantonment railway station in
Haryana Oct 12.
On Oct 13, Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani's anti-graft
roadshow, Jan Chetna Yatra, passed through Rewa district.