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Huge cache of explosives recovered at Dhupdhara, two nabbed

One person and a driver of a Sumo Victa were apprehended at Dhupdhara in Goalpara district on Thursday evening after they were found in possession of huge quantity of explosive materials. The recovered explosive included-80 pieces detonator caps, 10 pieces Gelatin sticks, 10 pieces electric detonator, 20 kg ammonium powder and a bundle of codex wire (32 feet). According to Sushanta Mazumdar, officer-in-charge, Dhupdhara police station, the police was on high alert as there was prior information regarding transportation of explosives in the district by vehicles ahead of the Independence Day. After receiving specific information that huge explosive materials were being transported by vehicles, the police erected a check point on NH37 near Dhupdhara Police Station.At around 6 in the evening, during the checking police recovered the explosives from a Tata Sumo Victa (AS 17A-0606) and took into custody a person and the driver of the vehicle. The apprehended two persons were identified as Phulsand Ali (32) of Rakshashini village under Mornoi police station and the driver Sahidul Islam of Kaldoba village under Golokganj police station. According to police they were trvelling to Dhubri from Guwahati.

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