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Illegal arms supplier arrested in Uttam Nagar

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 26-year-old man, allegedly involved in supplying illegal arms to criminals in the city, was arrested in here, police said Thursday.

The accused has been identified as Kamaluddin, a resident of Uttam Nagar, they said.

The arrest was made following a tip-off that would come in the area to provide illegal weapons to someone known to him, of said.

Three country-made pistols with five live cartridges were recovered from his possession, he said.

moved to from in 2012 and started working in business of women footwears with his brother in Later, he started his own business of making woman sandals, but after a while he suffered loss in business and got involved in illegal arms supply, the DCP said.

He said further investigation is on.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 21:05 IST