‘Sambar’ inside defused steel bomb leaves police, locals surprised in Kannur
Sreekandapuram (Kannur): When a steel bomb found from Chuzhali here was defused, the police could find a bowl of delicious ‘Sambar’ (a spicy traditional vegetarian curry) inside of it. The fake bomb was found at the roadside at Mottakkepeedika in Chuzhali here on Tuesday at 11 pm. It was made in the form of a steel bomb.
As the locals informed, police team led by Sreekandapuram CI Joshy Jose arrived at the place. They realised the bomb was fake only after they took it in custody and examined. The fake bomb was made by filling a steel vessel with Sambar and attaching a wick on top of it.
After the fake bomb was seized, bomb squad from Kannur and Quick Response Team (QRT) under IG searched in Chuzhali and Kannadippara regions. The search was conducted at the roadside and rubber plantations under the leadership of Kannur Bomb Squad SI Sasidharan and Special Branch SI T. K. Raveendran.