Man arrested on bomb suspicions in Australia
Heavily-armed police today arrested a man north of Melbourne on suspicion of possessing items used to make bombs.Updated: Jul 27, 2011 07:53 IST
Heavily-armed police on Tuesday arrested a man north of Melbourne on suspicion of possessing items used to make bombs.
Arson and explosives squad detectives, together with the Special Operations Group, arrested the 32-year-old in Castlemaine after executing a search warrant at a home in the town.
"The investigation relates to the alleged possession of substances and items to assist in the manufacture of explosives," police said in a statement.
"Immediate neighbours of the home being searched have been asked to leave their homes while the Bomb Response Unit and investigators process the scene."
No further details were immediately available.
First Published: Jul 26, 2011 09:23 IST