Illegal arms factory busted near Kanpur, three arrested

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Kanpur : An illegal arms manufacturing unit was busted and three persons, including two brothers, were arrested in Maharajpur area here, police said here today.

Four countrymade pistols, around half a dozen semi- finished revolvers and equipment used to make those have been seized, they said.

Acting on a tip-off, police raided a house on the bank of Pandu river yesterday, where the illegal arms manufacturing unit was being run, and arrested two brothers, Rajesh and Rajol, along with a worker, Heeralal, a police spokesperson said.

During the interrogation, the accused confessed to supplying these countrymade arms in the nearby areas of Kanpur, the spokesperson said.

Police is also collecting information about the buyers of these arms and the investigation is on.

Source – PTI

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