A BSF jawan, stated to be an knowledgeable in dealing with explosives, was arrested in reference to the supply of a parcel bomb at his camp in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district early this month, official sources stated on Wednesday.
Samarpal, a local of Kolkata, was detained from his residence in Hubli space on January 10 and later arrested, they stated.
“The jawan has been arrested for questioning and further investigation is on,” Senior Superintendent of Police, Samba, Shakti Pathik, advised PTI.
He refused to disclose any additional particulars.
A parcel containing an improvised explosive machine (IED) was delivered to the 173rd battalion headquarters of the Border Security Force (BSF) in Samba on January 5, the police had stated.
It was addressed to the second-in-command Gurvinder Singh, who obtained suspicious about it and knowledgeable the bomb disposal squad, that they had stated.
According to the sources, a case was registered below numerous sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Explosive Substances Act and an investigation launched, which led to the detention of Samarpal.
The sources stated Samarpal is an knowledgeable in dealing with explosive substances and is believed to have ready the IED as he wished to take revenge from his assistant commandant over some difficulty.
He had left the parcel bomb on the primary gate of the camp earlier than leaving for dwelling, they stated.