As many as 19 crude bombs have been seized from an deserted auto-rickshaw close to a youngsters’s house in Kolkata’s Haridevpur space, prompting the police to analyze whether or not the explosives have been part of a terror plot, a senior officer mentioned on Saturday.
Appearing on a tip-off, legislation enforcers performed a raid on Friday evening and located three deserted auto-rickshaws on a floor close to a youngsters’s house in 41 Pally locality in Haridevpur police station space, he mentioned.
“As many as 19 crude bombs, one country-made pistol and two cartridges have been present in one of many auto-rickshaws, which was operational on the Chakraberia-Bijoygarh route. We’re checking CCTV footages of the realm,” the officer mentioned.
“An investigation is underway to determine whether or not the bombs have been part of a terror plot. A manhunt to hint the proprietor of the auto-rickshaw has been launched,” he mentioned, including no arrests have been made up to now.
(Aside from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)