Pistol, gun, live cartridges recovered in Indore



Indore: Police on Tuesday busted a gang of illegal arms sellers after arresting two peddlers and recovering four country-made pistols, a 12 bore gun and nine live cartridges from them here, a senior police official said.

The two accused were identified as Santosh and Goma, both 21 years of age, and hailed from Gandhwani in Dhar district, the Additional SP Crime Manoj Rai said.

The duo has confessed to selling illegal arms and ammunition in Gwalior and Bhopal in the recent past, the ASP said.

On a tip-off, police had sent a decoy customer to one of them to buy a pistol and he was caught red-handed, Rai said, adding the police were looking out for the gang leader Rakesh Bheel.

PTI