West Garo Hills Police on Wednesday night recovered a cache of explosives from the Gabil area.
Superintendent of Police V S Rathore informed, “On reliable source inputs, a West Garo Hills Police team conducted an operation last night in Gabil area (WGH) and recovered the following items which were buried near the National Highway.”
The recovered items include 2.25 Kg of Gelatin Sticks (Class-2, Division- 2, Cat- ZZ), 8 non-electric detonators, 8 electric detonators, 10 clippers, 2 cello tapes, and approx. 3 meters of safety fuse (Cordtex).
The police further said, “It seems the miscreants were planning to make IED.”
A case has been registered and the investigation is on.
“We appeal to everyone to inform us regarding any such suspicious activity promptly so that law and order is maintained in the district,” the SP appealed.