163 trucks with explosive items missing: MP Cop

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Bhopal, Aug 27: The Bhopal police revealed a total of 163 trucks carrying explosive items had gone missing.

According to NDTV, trucks were loaded with detonators and gelatine sticks which were sent from the government's Dholpur Factory in Rajasthan to Chanderi and Sagar town in Madhya Pradesh.

The companies were owned by Jaikishan Aswani who was said to be absconding. "The 60 trucks bound for Sagar did not reach Sagar. Likewise, 103 trucks headed for Chanderi never reached Chanderi," said AK Soni, Inspector General, Madhya Pradesh.

Investigators suspected the items were sold for the purpose of illegal mining.

As of now the police fears as how the explosives were bought.

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