Aurangabad (Maha): Four gelatin sticks were found close to the railway station here, triggering panic in the city, police said on Monday.
A beggar found one of the gelatin sticks, apparently to be used to trigger blast for digging well, in the premises of the railway station in Aurangabad Sunday night, they said.
A railway police personnel saw the beggar with the explosive substance and enquired from him. The beggar then took him to the spot from where he found the gelatin stick.
Subsequently, the Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) personnel were pressed into service and they recovered three more gelatin sticks from the spot.
ACP (crime) Khushalchand Baheti and his team cordoned-off the area and inspected the site. Meanwhile, Aurangabad Commissioner of Police Amitesh Kumar urged the residents not to panic in view of the seizure of the explosive material.