Man arrested for possession of depleted uranium

Police have arrested a man for possession of depleted uranium near the east Bohemian town of Svitavy. The material was discovered on Friday in a home the man used in the village of Bělá nad Svitavou. The 45-year-old suspect’s mother told reporters he had a history of mental health problems and was interested in chemical experiments using freely available substances. He is also under investigation in Germany, where a search of his flat in the town of Koblenz uncovered chemicals of unknown origin, fuses and firearms.