Delhi man arrested at Coimbatore airport for carrying suspected explosive substance

Police said the 31-year-old was carrying packets of a powder that seemed to be in the explosive category of substances; the man claimed it was a type of ore imported from Cambodia

The Peelamedu police on Sunday arrested a 31-year-old man from Delhi who was found carrying a powdered substance, that had suspected traces of an explosive category substance, at the Coimbatore International Airport on Saturday.

Varun Arora, who hails from Chattarpur in South Delhi, was arrested for offences under Section 5 (punishment for making or possessing explosives under suspicious circumstances) of the Explosive Substances Act, 1908.

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Source: The Hindu