Kolkata: Five arrested with radioactive uranium worth Rs 3 crore
They had been carrying a white plastic package deal with “uranium” printed on it.
Police in Kolkata have arrested 5 individuals on Thursday night time for allegedly carrying radioactive uranium price Rs three crore. A workforce of detective division seized the extremely radioactive substance from the lads who had assembled at Mango Lane in central Kolkata.
The arrested males – Javed Miandad, Sk Mughal Younus Biswas, Md Shahjahan Mondal and Basant Singh – had been carrying a white plastic package deal with “uranium” printed on it. It additionally had batch quantity “14617071” talked about on it. The package deal had a producing date of 03.06.2017 and an expiry date 28.10.2024 talked about.
Whereas Javed hails from Birbhum district, Mughal is a resident of East Midnapore, Shahjahan from North 24 Pargana and Yunus and Basant from Murshidabad district. Police have despatched the consignment to Central Forensic Science Laboratory for analyses.
Aside from the powdery substance, police have additionally seized pretend state forest division appointment letters from the accused. All 5 have been despatched to police custody for 2 weeks for questioning.