Raipur, December 28, 2008: The 14 rockets, recovered yesterday from two places of Raipur, are used in Bofors guns, officials said today.
The 105 MM high grade explosives are used in medium range Bofors guns, sources told ChhattisgarhTopNews.Com.
A consignment was going from Badmal Ordnance Factory in Orissa to Maharashtra and in between it landed in wrong hand, they said adding it was being verified whether only 14 rockets were missing or that of more such munitions.
The incident also exposed the security arrangements of both the Railway police and that of Chhattisgarh Police.
Meanwhile, new Home Minister Nanki Ram Kanwar has directed the Police Headquarters to make thorough investigation of the matter and take appropriate steps so that there would not be occurrence of such incidents in the future.
Chhattisgarh will experience medium to heavy rainfall today and that would intensify further, Weathermen predicted today.
Ruling Congress in Chhattisgarh today failed to reach a conclusion over finalisation of names for the 2023 Assembly election.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel today wrote a letter to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi against the previous Dr Raman Singh government and said despite declaration of ODF 15 lakh families of the state are lacking proper toilet facilities.
The Chief Election Commissioner of India Rajeev Kumar today enquired about the amount of seizure of liquor, cash and other materials, which are used to lure voters ahead of the Chhattisgarh Assembly election.
A high level team from the Election Commission arrived here today to review the preparedness of the Chhattisgarh Assembly election 2023.
Sleuths from the Enforcement Directorate today raided the houses of four of the close aids of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on his birthday, including that of the official residence of his Advisor Vinod Verma