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Illegal arms factory busted in Gorakhpur, 1 held

Press Trust of India  |  Gorakhpur (UP) 

One person was arrested for allegedly running an illegal arms factory at Tamtha village here, police said Saturday.

Police seized seven pistols, two 12-bore cartridges and one 315-bore cartridge from his possession, SP (north) said.

Acting on a tip-off, sleuths raided Tamtha village which comes under the jurisdiction of station and arrested

"We got information about and supply of arms in Jhangha area. Tools used in weapons were also recovered," the SP said.

A case was registered against Vishwakarma, he added.

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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 18:40 IST