Illegal arms factory unearthed, 3 held
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Last Updated: Wednesday, July 20, 2011, 15:59
  
Chandigarh: The Haryana police on Wednesday claimed to have busted an illegal arms racket in Jind district with the arrest of its kingpin and two others.

Based on an information given by a person named Surender, who was arrested on July 8, police raided the arms factory at Julana on the same day and recovered two country-made pistols, seven live cartridges and equipments for making arms, a senior police official said.

Police arrested Surender from Kapro area and recovered some illegal arms from his possession. During interrogation, Surender told police that he had purchased the arms from a man named Ramesh who was running an illegal arms factory in Julana along with his accomplice Sanjay, he said.

Surender further told police that Ramesh and Sanjay were supposed to meet him at Kheri area to supply some arms to him. Acting on the information, police laid a trap and nabbed the duo, the official said.

Ramesh was running the illegal arms business since 1983, he said.

PTI


First Published: Wednesday, July 20, 2011, 15:59


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