Man with stolen carbine machine gun arrested

first_imgNEW DELHI: Selling a stolen carbine landed a 35-year-old man in jail after he was arrested in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad district on Independence Day with the stolen carbine machine gun of a Punjab police constable.Acting on a tip-off about selling of a carbine machine gun, a trap was laid near Lal Bagh Mandi in Loni town and the accused Sohan was arrested, a senior officer said. A carbine machine gun, one magazine and six live cartridges were recovered from the possession of Sohan, a resident of Loni. The accused revealed to police that he and his associate had stolen weapon last week from Man Sarovar Park in Delhi”s Shahdara area. Also Read – After eight years, businessman arrested for kidnap & murderAccording to police, the weapon belonged to constable Kamal Kishor, who is posted in Patiala, Punjab, with the 1st Indian Reserve Battalion. Kishor had kept the weapon in his father-in-law”s house at Man Sarovar Park during his visit to Delhi, the officer added. Police are verying who were the potential buyers. The basic motive of the would be buyers of the machine gun is also being verified. The accused is alreay having several cases registered against him including Arms Act and Gunda Act. The police are interrogating the accused to unravel if there was any bigger conspiracy.last_img

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