Two arrested for possessing explosives

Salem: Two persons were arrested following seizure of detonators, explosives and substances used for making explosives from their house here today, police said.

On a tip off, a search was conducted in their house and 423 detonators, about two kgs of gun powder and electric wires were found, police said.

A case under sect 9(1)b (punishment for illegal possessing) of Explosives Act was filed against the two, police said.