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37 hand bombs recovered in Sharsha

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  • 27 November, 2021 12:00 AM
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37 hand bombs recovered in Sharsha

JASHORE: Police recovered 37 hand bombs from Rudrapur village under Kaiba union in Sharsha upazila of the district on Friday morning which supposed to be used in the upcoming UP elections, police said.

The bombs were kept hidden in the Barn House of Montu Munshi.

According to the police, after receiving information from a secret source, a team of police raided the barn house of Montu Munshi in Rudrapur village and recovered 37 hand bombs.

The bombs were brought to the police station and kept in water. Senior officials have been informed to deactivate the bombs.

Independent chairman candidate of Kaiba Union Altaf Hossain said, Montu Munshi is a supporter of Feroz Hasan Tinku, the current chairman and candidate of the boat symbol, and police recovered the bombs from his home.

Awami League chairman candidate Firoz Hasan Tinku said, supporters of independent candidates put the bombs to Montu Munshi's barn house. Montu Munshi is not involved in this connection.

UP elections will be held on November 28 in 10 unions of Sharsha Upazila.

Officer-in-charge of Sharsha Police Station Badrul Alam Khan said a total of thirty-seven abandoned hand bombs were recovered from a barn house in Rudrapur village.

High officials have been informed to defuse the bombs. Legal action will be taken against culprits after the investigation, he added.