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Arms smuggler arrested, 10 semi-automatic pistols recovered

An arms smuggler was arrested and 10 semi-automatic pistols with magazines and 4 live cartridges were recovered from his possession.

Updated: Aug 28, 2012, 19:36 PM IST

Jaipur: An arms smuggler was on Tuesday arrested and 10 semi-automatic pistols with magazines and four live cartridges were recovered from his possession in Rajasthan`s Karauli district.

Salim Khan, aged around 34 years, was held by a Special Operation Group team of the state police at Karauli bus stand, DIG SOG Vishal Bansal said here.

"Khan was involved in the arms smuggling in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh", he said.

Bansal said that two of the ten weapons seized were fitted with silencers.

The accused is being interrogated, the police official said.

PTI