Coimbatore: The Tirupur rural police seized explosive materials from two stone quarries during a special drive on Tuesday. In the first case, a team led by Palladam police inspector Senthilkumar seized 75kg explosive materials, 95 excel detonator and 170 electric detonators from a quarry at Kodangipalayam Pirivu. Inquiry revealed quarry owner M Rajesh Kumar, 35, of Karanampettai hadn’t renewed the licence. A case has been registered.
Similarly, another team led by Avinashi crime police inspector Venkadeswari conducted a raid at a quarry at Karanampettai and seized 156 gelatin sticks and 49 detonators. tnn