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Police bust illegal arms manufacturing unit in UP, 1 arrested

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar (UP) 

Police busted an illegal arms manufacturing unit in Uttar Pradesh's district and one person was arrested on Thursday, an said.

Six guns, two pistols, five gun barrels and 185 cartridges were seized, he said.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team led by SHO S M Gill raided a temporary cottage in the district's Tissa village which comes under the jurisdiction of station area, said SSP Sudhir Kumar.

The police team nabbed one person, identified as Yamin, but his accomplice fled from the spot, he said.

During interrogation, Yamin revealed that the illegal arms were to be supplied during the Lok Sabha polls, the added.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 19:41 IST