HC quashes invoking of Arms Act registered against crew of US ship

Madras High Court`s Madurai bench quashed invoking of the Arms Act against the crew of the US-firm owned ship MV Seamen Guard Ohio.

Live cartridges, magazine recovered from drain in Punjab

At least 30 live cartridges and two magazines of a Self Loading Rifle have been recovered from a drain during its cleaning at Sunder Nagar.

NYPD officer arrested in Delhi for carrying bullets in luggage

A New York Police Department officer has been arrested and charged here under Arms Act after three bullets were found in his luggage, police said on Friday.

US ship crew`s bail cancelled by PSJ court

Principal Sessions Court on Tuesday cancelled the conditional bail granted by a lower court to 35 crew members of a private US ship.

Bail pleas of all the crew members of US ship dismissed by Madras HC

Madras HC dismissed bail petitions of all the crew members of a US ship, arrested on charges of illegally carrying weapons on board the vessel and straying into Indian waters.

Crew of detained US ship moves Madras HC seeking bail

The crew of detained US ship, arrested on October 18 for illegally carrying arms and straying into Indian waters, have moved the Madras High Court seeking bail claiming they were "lured into Tuticorin port by treachery" and they were innocent.

Court rejects bail plea of 35 MV Seaman Guard Ohio crew members

A local court on Wednesday dismissed the bail petitions of the 35 crew members of the detained US ship MV Seaman Guard Ohio.

Five youth arrested with arms from DU: 2 sent in PC, 3 to JC

A law student of Delhi University and another youth, who were among 5 arrested with weapons from campus ahead of student union polls, were remanded in two-day police custody by a court here.

Rajoana gets two-and-half-year sentence under Arms Act

Balwant Singh Rajoana, a convict on death row for the assassination of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh, was sentenced in an Arms Act case.

One held under Arms Act in TN

One person has been arrested here for possessing arms illegally, police said on Sunday.

Man held with explosive materials

A man was arrested on Monday for allegedly possessing explosive materials at his workshop in Mujesar village of the district, police said.

No regulation governing use of arms by PSGs: Centre tells SC

The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that there is absolutely no regulation to govern or restrict use of arms by the private security agencies and the fear of it leading to creation of a "private army" cannot be ruled out.

Three held with loaded pistols in Gujarat

Three people were arrested on Thursday for possessing loaded pistols, the police said.

New Bill: Life imprisonment for violating Arms Act

The bill provides for life imprisonment and fine, in addition to death penalty as punishment.

MPs oppose new arms licensing policy

After criticising Home Minister P Chidambaram over his policy to tackle Maoists, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh has now found fault with the Home Ministry`s moves to change the Arms Act.

Digvijay Singh attacks Home Ministry for amendments to Arms Act

Congress leader Digvijay Singh has now trained his guns on the Home Ministry
for bringing in amendments to the Arms Act alleging that it
undermines the citizen`s right to keep weapons.

Cabinet approves tougher provisions for Arms Act

Tightening up the process for grant of arms licence, Government on Thursday decided to make mandatory a police verification report on the applicant before
the document is issued to him.

CBI raids Sarabjot’s house, registers case under Arms Act

Trouble grew on Saturday for former Union minister Buta Singh’s son Sarabjot alias Sweety Singh, whose New Delhi residence was raided this morning by the CBI.