Record of arms in police stations in Ghaziabad to be probed
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Last Updated: Tuesday, May 04, 2010, 14:24
Ghaziabad: The local administration ordered to check the records of arms and ammunitions in all police stations in the district in the wake of two CRPF jawans arrested for allegedly supplying weapons to Naxals.

District Magistrate R Ramesh Kumar asked all Sub Divisional Magistrates to check the record of arms and ammunitions available in police stations and police line.

The probe will be conducted within a week, he added.

The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) on April 30 had arrested four people, including two CRPF jawans, in the state.

The arrest came after STF received a tip-off that weapons used in Dantewada massacre, in which 76 security personnel were killed by Naxals, where sold to the ultras by CRPF personnel.

The STF carried out searches in Moradabad, Rampur and Jhansi and arrested Vinod Paswan and Dinesh Singh of the CRPF.


First Published: Tuesday, May 04, 2010, 14:24

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