Pune Police denies reports of German Bakery blast evidence being lost

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Pune, Feb 21 (ANI): Pune Police Commissioner Satpal Singh dismissed all reports that said the crucial evidences were lost in the case of the blast that ripped the German Bakery in Koregaon Park area on February 13.

Addressing the media, Singh termed this as sheer rumours and spelt out the latest developments in the blast that rocked the city a week ago.

Singh was commenting on the reports that said initially it was assumed to be an LPG cylinder explosion, following which the police called in the fire brigade and asked them to wash the site with an aim to prevent further damage.

Singh said, "I want to tell you and say forcefully that there is no truth in this (about clues being lost). The evidences required have been collected and no evidence is lost."

Further, he reiterated that the investigation in the case was on the right track.

"As I have said our investigation is on the right track, I can only say this as of now," added Singh.

The blast that ripped the German Bakery claimed 13 lives so far and left around 57 others injured.

The blast is seen as the first big attack on the country since the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. (ANI)

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