Erode (TN): Over 100 country-made bombs were seized and one person was arrested at Puliamkomabai in Sathyamangalam forest range, officials said today.

108 small bombs (vengaya vedi) were seized from the person identified as Ayyasamy while forest personnel were patrolling the area yesterday. The accused told them that he was a farmer and the bombs were for killing wild boars for their meat, they said, adding his two-wheeler was impounded.

In another case, a 31-year-old man was arrested and an elephant tusk weighing two kg seized from his possession.

The two persons have been remanded in custody.

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