Anti-Terror Squad Arrests 24, Seizes 54 Nation-Made Pistols


Gujarat: Anti-Terror Squad Arrests 24, Seizes 54 Country-Made Pistols

Gujarat ATS has seized 54 unlawful weapons and arrested 24 individuals in a couple of raids. (Representational)

Ahmedabad:

The Gujarat Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) has busted an unlawful palms racket and arrested 24 individuals but even so seizing 54 country-made weapons from portions of the state, most commonly the Saurasthra area, a senior legit stated on Thursday.

The arrests had been made within the final two days, he stated.

Initial probe has printed that two primary accused – Devendra Boriya and Champraj Khachar – had offered just about 100 country-made pistols in numerous portions of Saurashtra, together with in Surendranagar and Rajkot, within the final two years.

In line with a tip-off, an ATS staff nabbed Boria and Khachar, each citizens of Surendrangar, from Geeta Mandir house of the Ahmedabad town on Would possibly 3, stated ATS Deputy Superintendent of Police Harsh Upadhyay.

“We recovered 4 country-made pistols from their ownership. The duo admitted that that they had bought the weapons from Madhya Pradesh and had been going to ship the weapons to a Vadodara-based particular person. They admitted to have offered just about 100 such pistols within the Saurashtra area within the final two years,” he added.

Even if they used to pay round Rs 15,000 to Rs 25,000 for every pistol, they might fee Rs 40,000 to Rs 1 lakh every from their shoppers, Mr Upadhyay stated.

Upon getting the main points in their shoppers, the ATS groups nabbed 22 such individuals from other portions of the state in 24 hours and recovered 50 pistols from their ownership. In all, ATS has up to now seized 54 unlawful weapons and arrested 24 individuals.

Additional investigation into this unlawful palms community is on, the legit stated.

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