Police recovered a crude bomb near a municipal school in Sagrampura area of Surat on Saturday morning. The bomb was wrapped inside an ice-cream cup with adhesive tapes. Bomb squads were rushed to the spot and samples were collected by forensic experts. Police later said the device contained material used in fire-crackers,Athwalines police inspector D D Damor said.
SMC clerks face graft probe
Municipal Commissioner M K Das has ordered a departmental probe after complaints that three clerks of the civic body responsible for collection of professional tax were under-reporting number of employees and their salaries in some diamond units for bribes.
The three are posted in Katargam zonal office of Surat Municipal Corporation.