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Illegal arms manufacturing unit unearthed

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Press Trust of India Kolkata
The West Bengal CID has busted

an illegal arms manufacturing unit in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district and arrested two persons, a senior officer of the agency said on Thursday.
The unit was set up at a house in Sridurgapally under Nimta police station limits.
An improvised five-chamber country made firearm, one improvised one-shot country made firearm, one under prepared firearm, one empty fire cartridge besides and arms making equipment have been seized during the raid by a joint team of CID along with Nimta police on Wednesday night, the officer said.
"We had a tip-off that a customer was arriving there to procure arms. Besides arresting him, we nabbed another person at the illegal arms factory," he said.
The CID has launched a search for others involved in making illegal weapons at the flat, he added.

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First Published: Feb 27 2020 | 10:42 PM IST

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