Illegal arms manufacturing unit dismantled; 2 inmates
Gurugram, March 25 (SocialNews.XYZ) Gurugram police have dismantled an illegal arms manufacturing unit in Hathras district, Uttar Pradesh and arrested two people including the mastermind in the matter, officials said on Friday.
The arrested individuals were identified as Abhishek alias Jeetu, 30 — a resident of Hathras, and Sunil, 25 — a resident of Aligarh, the arms supplier.
Police said they carried out the raid in Uttar Pradesh after some details related to the illegal manufacture of weapons were revealed by one of their aides – Abhishek alias Gabbar, who was arrested in Gurugram on March 19. A total of 25 domestically produced pistols were recovered. of his possession.
During the raid, the police recovered a large number of cartridges and weapons as well as weapons manufacturing equipment from the illegal arms factory.
Deputy Police Commissioner (Crime) Preet Pal Sangwan told IANS: “An illegal arms factory has been spotted in Hathras in Uttar Pradesh, and we have arrested the two accused.”
They had rented a room to make locks and keys, but allegedly used it as a cover to illegally make weapons.
The police team during the raid also recovered an illegal weapon from Sunil.
During his interrogation, he told the police that they manufacture guns in the manufacturing unit and sell them in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi-NCR at Rs 2,500 to 3,000 per gun.
“Abhishek has been involved in this for several years, and a dozen cases of looting and dacoity, including gangster law, have been registered against him in Uttar Pradesh. He has also served prison sentences in Sunil used to take 10% commission from Abhishek for supplying illegal weapons in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi-NCR,” Sangwan said.