Haryana

HARYANA STF UNEARTH ILLEGAL ARMS RACKET, FOUR ARRESTED WITH HUGE ARMS AND AMMUNITION

July 09, 2018 06:08 PM

Two  pistols of .315 bore, one of .32 bore, one revolver of .32 bore, one shotgun .12 bore, 3 semi-finished pistols of .315 bore, 9 cartridges and tools used in making these weapons recovered from the accused during raid at Vikas nagar in Jind, Police has seized 3 pistol .315 bore, 1 rifle, 1 revolver .32 bore, 1 pistol .12 bore, 3 half made pistols of .32 bore, nine cartridges and other material from village Bahrana.

Chandigarh/Jind/Jhajjar (Face2News)

In a major crackdown against illegal arms racket, Special Task Force (STF) of the Haryana Police has unearthed two illegal arms factory running in district Jind and Jhajjar. Apart from the arrest of four accused, Police has also seized 35 country made weapons including rifle, pistols, revolver, double barrel shotgun, semi finished arms, cartridges besides other tools used in making them.

While stating this here today, a spokesman of Police Department said that DGP, Mr B.S. Sandhu has congratulated the DIG STF, Mr Sateesh Balan and his team for their significant achievement in busting the illegal arms racket.
He said that arrested accused have been identified as Deepak alias Golu of Hamidpur Delhi, Vinod alias Khema, Dilbagh alias Baba and Sunil alias Angoor, all residents of village Bahrana in Jhajjar.

After getting a strong input about the illegal arms racket in these districts, two separate teams of STF were constituted to conduct raids. Both teams conducted different raids at Vikas Nagar, Jind and at village Bahrana in Jhajjar and caught four accused, who were running the illegal arms factory. One accused Sonu managed to escape.

While 2 pistols of .315 bore, one of .32 bore, one revolver of .32 bore, one shotgun .12 bore, 3 semi-finished pistols of .315 bore, 9 cartridges and tools used in making these weapons recovered from the accused during raid at Vikas nagar in Jind, Police has seized 3 pistol .315 bore, 1 rifle, 1 revolver .32 bore, 1 pistol .12 bore, 3 half made pistols of .32 bore, nine cartridges and other material from village Bahrana.

Cases were registered against the accused and they were being interrogated. Further investigation is in progress and efforts were being made to arrest the fifth accused.

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