Hand grenade found at Jalandhar’s old judicial complex

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Jalandhar
  • Updated: Feb 09, 2016 10:24 IST
A member of the anti-sabotage team showing the hand grenade in Jalandhar on Monday. (Pardeep Pandit/HT Photo)

A hand grenade was found in a pit in the old judicial complex on Old GT Road on Monday afternoon.

The incident came to light when Manisha Kashyap, a police department employee who lives in a house alongside the complex, noticed three unidentified youths digging a pit. Suspecting something fishy, she informed the police control room.

Policemen on a bike rushed to the spot and identified the hand grenade kept in a blue polythene bag. A case was registered under sections 3 (repeal of portions of Act 12 of 1875) and 4 (definition of explosive material), of the Explosives Act.

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