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Arms racket busted near Kolkata

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The Kolkata (STF) has busted one arms racket, unearthed an illegal arms manufacturing unit near the city and arrested two persons, a of the Force said today.

Two arrested the two persons from Rabindra Sarani in the northern part of the city late Monday night following intelligence inputs.

After they two who hailed from and were questioned, the personnel of the force found an illegal arms factory in North 24 district's Agarpara area, the said.

A sari shop was being used as a front for arms manufacturing unit.

"A raid is being conducted and possibly there will be a good number of half-made arms to be found from that factory," the said.

Arms manufacturing equipment including a lathe machine were found in that unit.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 20:35 IST