Huge cache of explosives seized in Nashik, one held

Explosives Seized

Nashik :- A huge cache of explosives, including over 2,000 gelatin sticks and a number of detonators, was seized from a van in Nashik district. Police arrested the vehicle driver for allegedly carrying the explosives illegally.

As per reports, the police intercepted the van at Chichali ghat near Mulher village on Sunday while it was on way to Gujarat from Maharashtra. On searching the vehicle, they seized 2,150 gelatin sticks and 1,750 detonators from it.

The driver arrested has been identified as Bhavarlal Gurjar (28), a resident of Bhilwara city in Rajasthan. Other person native of same place, however, managed to escape from the spot.

Efforts to nab the absconding person is on, police said.