Explosive substance found in UP House

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As per ANI, National Investigative Agency (NIA) sources said that after the Home Ministry will issue the formal order for it to investigate, the agency will re-register the case and begin a probe from all angles.

A "suspicious explosive substance" was discovered inside the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, triggering a scare and inviting sharp criticism from the opposition over security.

Supporting the Chief Minister's assertions, Speaker Mata Prasad Pandey said that the whole Assembly is like a family and that the security can not be compromised.

NIA has started its investigation into the disc.overy of high-grade PETN explosive inside the Uttar Pradesh assembly. 60 grams of suspicious white powder was recovered from the assembly premises during the ongoing session.

"The packet of explosives was found under the chair of the Opposition leader".

Meanwhile, the investigating agencies are exploring the CCTV footages in the Assembly and the Secretariat to identify those who enter the Vidhan Sabha on the night of 11/12 July.

An explosives expert at London's Imperial College also says that it's all about how one gets the material. He also checked all gates and gave necessary instructions for stepping up security.

PETN is the least stable of the common military explosives.

In addition, it is also being said that the export of explosive like PETN in the house was carried out as a trial run of a major attack. He made the statement in the Assembly house today. When mixed with a plasticizer, it becomes a plastic explosive.

The Assembly speaker Hridaya Narain Dixit said provincial armed constabulary (PAC) and Quick Response Teams (QRT) would be deployed inside the Assembly premises to ensure security. The explosive was found by the cleaning staff. "Explosives reaching inside the House is a serious matter", said SP legislator Shailendra Yadav. The man, Farhan Ahmed, was arrested from Deoria, 325 km from state capital Lucknow, as he had allegedly called up the ADG (Law and Order) and threatened to blow up the UP legislature building on Independence Day.

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