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Illegal rifles, cartridges seized

Press Trust of India  |  Canning (WB) 

Twelve country-made rifles and 49 bullets were today seized from a village in South 24 Parganas district, police said.

Following interrogation of an accused arrested in a dacoity case, police raided a house in Puijali village under Gosaba Coastal police station.


Eight SBBL rifles, four DBBl rifles, 30 rounds of 12 mm cartridge and 19 rounds of 4 mm cartridges were seized from the house, police said.

The house owner, however, managed to escape.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, October 14 2016. 01:13 IST
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