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STF arrests arms smuggler, recovers 10 pistols

Press Trust of India  |  Nawada 

The Special Task Force (STF) has arrested an arms smuggler from Mufassil police station area in Bihar's Nawada district and recovered 10 country-made pistols from him, a police officer said today.

The STF sleuths along with the local police intercepted a Dhanbad-bound passenger bus last night and nabbed the smuggler Aas Mohammand, Sadar Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Pandey said.

The smuggler was carrying a consignment of ten country-made pistols and magazines, he said.

The smuggler, a native of Munger district, was travelling to Dhanbad (Jharkhand) to deliver the weapons to a client there, he said.

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First Published: Wed, April 19 2017. 15:13 IST