Arms dealer held for illegal sale of weapons

Last Updated: Sunday, July 4, 2010 - 21:54

Jaisalmer: An inter-state arms
dealer was today arrested here for illegal sale of arms and
ammunition, police said.

Mahendra Singh, a resident of Dhonpur in Madhya
Pradesh`s Mehuna district, used to visit the border district
and sell weapons illegally, they said.

He was held following a raid at a hotel here and
police allegedly recovered three pistols and 18 cartridges
from him.

During interrogation, the accused reportedly told
police that he used to sell a pistol for anywhere between Rs
25,000 and Rs 50,000, and so far he had sold six pistols.

The police said they were tracing the buyers of the
weapons and that charges under the Arms Act were lodged
against him.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, July 4, 2010 - 21:54

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