Indore (Madhya Pradesh): A person carrying a pistol was arrested by the crime branch on Thursday. According to a crime branch officer, information was received that a person was roaming in the Ayodhyapuri Colony. The crime branch accompanied by MIG police reached the mentioned place and arrested a person named Sufiyan Ansari, a resident of Shrinagar Kankad area. A pistol was recovered from him. He was booked under section 25 of Arms Act and further investigation is on into the case.
A crime branch officer said that during the social media monitoring, four persons were arrested with 9 firearms in seven days in the city. The officer said that a team has been constituted for the social media monitoring to identify the people posting posts with firearms or with objectionable contents.