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Ammunition missing from police armoury in Aligarh

Close on the heels of arrest of CRPF and UP Police jawans for supplying munition to criminal gangs and possibly Naxals, ammunitions have been found missing from armoury of two police stations in Aligarh.



Lucknow: Close on the heels of arrest of
CRPF and Uttar Pradesh Police jawans for supplying munition to
criminal gangs and possibly Naxals, ammunitions have been
found missing from armoury of two police stations in Aligarh,
a senior officer said here today.

Cases have been lodged against chief armourer Rampal
of Sasani Gate police station and Sanjeevan, who was posted as
armourer at Kotwali police station but was terminated from
service in 2003, Additional Director General of Police Brij
Lal told reporters here.

During inspection at Sasani Gate police station, 870
cartridges of 303 bore, 119 of 38 bore, 22 of 9 mm, 23 of very
light pistol and four speed handgrenades were found missing.

"A case has been lodged against chief armourer Rampal,
who was posted since 2006 and went missing in March this
year," the ADG said.

"During physical verification of armoury of Kotwali
police station 17 cartridge of 33 bore, 8 of 9 mm, 21 of AK
47, 62 of 38 bore, 39 blank shells of 303 bore and three of
very light pistol were found missing," he said.

He said that a case had been lodged against Sajeevan
Lal. "Sajeevan Lal was arrested for killing his third wife
and embezzeling Rs 93,000 and was terminated from service in
2003," Brij Lal said.

Police have, meanwhile, obtained eight days` remand of
Nathiram Saini and two days` remand of Ram Kripal Singh, who
was posted as armourer in Basti.

The two were arrested on charges of supplying arms and
ammunition to anti-social organisations.

PTI

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