Owner of West Bengal firework unit where explosion killed 4 arrestedChristian Fernsby ▼ | January 4, 2020
The owner of a firework unit in West Bengal, where an explosion killed four persons, has been arrested, police said today.
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Noor Hossain, owner of the factory, has been arrested from Amdanga area in the district on Friday night and a suo motu case of accidental murder along with other sections has been registered against him, a senior police officer said.
"We are interrogating Noor Hossain," the officer said, adding that a forensic team will visit the explosion site on Saturday.
West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar earlier in the day sought a probe into the explosion, saying the administration should be held accountable as there are allegations that crude bombs were being manufactured in the factory. ■