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Two held with gelatine sticks

Staff Reporter

KARUR: Two persons were arrested for possessing gelatine sticks and detonators for rock breaking without permit near here on Monday.

During routine inspection Krishnarayapuram Tahsildar Sampoornam and Manavasi Village Administrative Officer P. Neelamegam found that Krishnamurthy (50) and Satheesh Kumar (31) of Kilinjanatham village were breaking rocks using gelatine and electric detonators. Immediately, they informed the Mayanur police who arrested them and remanded to custody. Investigations are on.