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Gunrunner held with 21 pistols, magazines

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Police have arrested an interstate gunrunner from with 21 illegal sophisticated semi-automatic pistols and 42 magazines, a said on Friday.

Mohd. Israr, 28, a resident of Uttar Pradesh's district, was arrested on Thursday after a Special Cell team raided his hideout near Fauji Dharam Khanta in Bhind district of

"was evading arrest for over six months and a reward of Rs 10,000 was declared on his arrest," of Police said.

"On interrogation, disclosed that he used to purchase arms from Burhanpur in and supplied the illegal consignments of firearms to his contacts in Delhi, and with the help of his carriers Vineet and who were earlier arrested by the Police," Yadav added.

"had been supplying illegal consignments of firearms for the last four years. After the arrest of his carriers, he escaped from his residence in a bid to evade arrest. He later along with six associates committed an armed dacoity in Ajmer," the DCP said.



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First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 20:46 IST