Dnajpur (West Bengal), April 4 (ANI): Border Security Force personnel have seized 500 detonators from Haripukur village near the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal state's South Dinajpur district.
The BSF officials handed over the seized detonators to police on Saturday (April 3) evening.
The detonators, found in a bag, were dropped by an unidentified person while he was being chased by the BSF personnel on Friday.
The miscreant managed to escape and fled to Bangladesh leaving the bag behind.
According to, the Superintendent of Police of South Dinajpur district said that preliminary investigations revealed the recovered items to be detonators.
"Few minutes back I received it. BSF (Border Security Force) has submitted a written FIR (First Information Report) and they also seized some detonators. Apparently they look like detonators but experts will decide," said Swapan Kumar Banerjee Purnapatra, Superintendent of Police of South Dinajpur district.
The police hope to catch the escaped man soon.
"The miscreants who are behind this in procuring this type of detonators. We will catch the fellows very soon," added Purnapatra.
Police and security force personnel are trying to locate the source of the detonators. (ANI)