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Two students arrested, pistol, bullets recovered

Last Updated: Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 18:58

Chennai: Two students hailing from Bihar were
today arrested here for allegedly criminally intimidating a person with a country made pistol, police said.

A complaint received from one Ranjit Kumar alleged that
Pradosh Pandey, Shekar Anand, Sudher Singh and Rahul - all
employers of his steward-brother, had threatened to kill him,
when he asked for the salary due to his brother, a police
release said.

Acting on the complaint, police registered a case under
various IPC sections including 341 (punishment for wrongful
restraint) and under the Indian Arms Act, 1959 and arrested
Pradosh Pandey and Shekar Anand for "criminally intimidating"
Ranjit with Pandey`s country made pistol. The weapon was
seized along with four bullets, it added.

Pandey and Anand are second and third year engineering
students respectively in a private university on Old
Mahabalipuram Road, it said.

The arrested were later remanded to judicial custody, it


First Published: Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 18:58
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