Arms smuggler arrested in Munger, 873 bullets recovered

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 14, 2010 - 15:03

Munger: Police on Wednesday arrested an arms
smuggler from Kalyanchak Bardha village in Munger district and
recovered a large haul of ammunition from his possession.
Acting on a tip-off that an arms supplier was carrying
a consignment for arms and ammunitions for delivery to the
naxalites, a police team nabbed one Bablu Yadav from near
a tea shop in the village and recovered 873 rounds of
ammunition from him, the Deputy Superintendent of Police
(DSP), Jamalpur, Md. Hasnain told reporters here.

He said that of the haul, 473 rounds were
meant for use in .9 MM pistols, generally used by the police
and military.
The market value of the recovered ammunition was
estimated at Rs. 1.5 lakh, Hasnain said.

Yadav was booked under section 25 of the Arms Act, the
DSP said adding that he was being interrogated about his
possible connection with the naxalites operating in the
district.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, July 14, 2010 - 15:03

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