12 arrested for manufacturing illegal firecrackers in Odisha

Odisha Police arrested 12 people for manufacturing illegal firecrackers in Cuttack's Jagatpur. Police also busted eight illegal firecracker manufacturing units in the area. "Overall 8 teams were formed to conduct raids. During the raids, eight houses were detected where this illegal manufacturing was going on," Cuttack's Deputy Commissioner of Police Akhileshwar Singh said. However, further investigation is underway to ascertain from where the raw material was being supplied to these illegal units