Hindustan Times (East UP)

ILLEGAL ARMS UNIT BUSTED, FOUR HELD

- HT Correspond­ent allahabad.htdesk@hindustant­imes.com

PRAYAGRAJ : Ghoorpur police unearthed an illegal firearms factory and arrested four people involved in manufactur­ing country made pistols and supplying them in the region there.

SP trans-Yamuna Saurabh Dixit said acting on a tip-off, station house officer (SHO), Ghoorpur, Bhuvnesh Chaubey and his team raided a house at Katra Ubhari village where four people were caught manufactur­ing illegal firearms.

They were identified as Mohd Akhlaq alias Maulana, Mohd Waseem, Armaan and Shrikant Bind. Two country made firearms, some live cartridges, metal pipes, triggers, iron plates, semi-made pistols along with raw materials in huge quantity were recovered from the spot.

SHO Chaubey said Akhlaq was also wanted in connection with firing and assault on a person at a polling booth in Ghoorpur area.

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