Two persons, one of them a B.Sc student, have been arrested for allegedly being part of an interstate gang involved in the distribution of illegal weapons with seven sophisticated firearms having been seized from the duo.
Union Finance Minister and senior
Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday voiced concern over the
recovery of huge quantities of illegal arms from some parts of
West Bengal and said it should have been recovered earlier.
In the backdrop of the killing of three youth by Army in a "fake encounter" in Macchil sector last year, J&K SHRC has stressed for a thorough probe into the possession of "unauthorised illegal weapons" lying with the army unit.