Published On : Sat, Jul 15th, 2017

Explosive in UP House: ATS team finds pan masala packets all over

Explosives found at UP Assambly
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad team conducts thorough search at the assembly, where explosive material was found on Friday.

“ATS conducted an extensive security check-up of the assembly on July 14, pan masala packets etc were found at many places. A media report possibly mentioned of a packet with magnesium sulphate, ATS has seized it, will be sent for test if need be,” the agency said on Saturday.

Meanwhile, the state government on Saturday requested the Union home ministry to undertake a further investigation of the explosive material found inside the assembly.

National Investigation Agency sources reveal that when the MHA issues the formal order for it to investigate, the agency will re-register the case and begin a probe from all angles.

Yesterday, security was beefed up at the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly after explosive powder Pentaerythritol Tetranitrate (PETN), was found inside the assembly complex.

Now, entry has been prohibited to those who do not have a pass.

Everyone entering the secretariat is being thoroughly checked

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