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Uttar Pradesh: Four time-bombs recovered from Muzaffarnagar, two arrested

The accused are being further interrogated by the Intelligence Bureau and Special Task Force (STF). The time-bombs were recovered from Muzaffarnagar's Khalapar region.

Reported By : Vishal Pratap Singh Edited By : Shashwat Bhandari
New Delhi
Updated on: February 16, 2024 19:18 IST
Timer bombs recovered from Muzaffarnagar, two arresed.
Image Source : INDIA TV Timer bombs recovered from Muzaffarnagar, two arresed.

Muzaffarnagar: Two people have been arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar after time-bombs were recovered from them.

According to reports, the accused has been identified as Javed from whom four time-bombs have been recovered. 

Both the accused are being further interrogated by STF and intelligence agencies. A bomb disposal squad was called from Meerut to difuse the bombs. The accused were arrested from city's Khalapar region.

One of the accused who has been arrested also had hands in 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots.

The arrested accused was carrying bottle bombs. He told the police that he used to buy glucose bottles from doctors and iron pellets from cycle shops and watch machines from watch repair shops.

A person named Imrana had given him Rs 10,000 in advance for making the bottle bombs and had promised to pay Rs 40,000 later at the time of delivering the bombs. He had come to deliver the bombs when he was arrested.

The accused said he had no knowledge about where the time bombs were to be used. A hunt is on to nab Imrana. In 2013 also, the acussed was in possession of bombs.

With inputs from IANS

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