Navy nabs suspect with explosives in Kuchchaveli

The Navy managed to apprehend a suspect (01) with explosives, during a special operation conducted at Poduwakattu in Kuchchaveli on 11th November 2020.

Accordingly, this special operation conducted by the Eastern Naval Command in coordination with the Kuchchaveli Police in Poduwakattu area led to the apprehension of the suspect with 47 water gel sticks, 36 non electrical detonators, 17 safety fuses (01ft each) and 02 charges stashed in a house. The accused held in the operation was identified as a 42 year old resident of Poduwakattu.

Meanwhile, the suspect along with the explosive items was handed over to the Kuchchaveli Police for onward investigation. The operation was conducted by taking appropriate precautionary measures stipulated for the prevention of COVID – 19.