Illegal arms factory busted, 1 held

Illegal arms unit busted in Shamli, 2 held

Muzaffarnagar (UP):

Police busted an illegal arms manufacturing unit in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district and arrested one person on Friday, an officer said.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team raided the factory premises at Bhasana village in Budhana area. Seventeen pistols, nine musket guns and 20 cartridges were seized, Superintendent of Police (Rural) Alok Sharma said.

In a similar incident on Thursday, the police had raided another illegal arms unit at Tissa village in Jansath area and seized a large quantity of arms. A man who was arrested revealed that the illegal arms were to be supplied during the Lok Sabha polls.

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