The police on Monday night registered a case against the owner of a commercial complex at Dharapuram from where 450 kg of ammonium nitrate and three bags of explosive salt were seized. The case was registered under Section 9 (b) 1 (b) of Explosives Act as the seized materials were kept inside the building without proper license.
The seizure was made by Revenue Divisional Officer (Dharapuram division) R. Divakar and his team during a raid following a petition submitted to Collector G. Govindaraj by a farmer.
The police are yet to make any arrest.
450 kg of ammonium nitrate was seized from the complex