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Brother of IAS officer arrested in illegal arms & fake licence case

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

The elder brother of a and Kashmir cadre was arrested from Gurgaon in connection with an illegal arms and fake licence racket, a senior ATS and said today.

It is the 52nd arrested in the case. Sixty-seven illegal arms and 1,188 fake licences had been recovered.

Kumar (46), the owner of a Haryana-based construction company, was arrested from Gurgaon late last night for his involvement illegal arms and fake licence racket that the ATS and SOG had busted 10 months ago, (ATS and SOG) told

Mishra said the accused had got several licences issued to beneficiaries allegedly through his younger brother Kumar Rajeev Ranjan, a senior of and Kashmir cadre.

The involvement of the was yet to be investigated, Mishra added.

In September last year, the ATS and SOG had busted an interstate illegal arms and license syndicate operational in at least four states with the arrest of the racket kingpin from Ajmer.

An accused, Zuber, was arrested for taking Rs 3-4 lakh to get the license made from and Kashmir in back date, police said.

Making all-arms license in states was prohibited since 2008 so the accused got the license made on local address of in back date, they said.

An intelligence team of the police had received a tip-off that an organised interstate illegal arms and license racket was operational following which raids were conducted in Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir, and

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 19:55 IST