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Updated on: Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 11:55 PM IST

Indore: Six nabbed with 11 knives, two country-made pistols

Indore: Six nabbed with 11 knives, two country-made pistols |

Indore: Six nabbed with 11 knives, two country-made pistols |

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City police on Wednesday arrested six persons with two illegal firearms and knives from Hira Nagar area.  Additional superintendent of police Dr Prashant Choubey said that acting on a tip-off, criminal Nantu alias Chandrakant Kakde of Janta Quarters area was arrested with two knives.

During questioning, he revealed about his source of knives after which police arrested his accomplice Nijam Haider of Kaji Ki Chawl area along with a country-made pistol and a live cartridge, Sawlesh Singh Gurjar of Mangliya with a pistol and a knife, Jayant Soni of Mangliya with two knives, Rajeev Sharma of Satyam Vihar Colony with two knives and their minor accomplice with two knives.

Following the lead by the accused, police later arrested Dinesh Vishwakarma from Dewas and recovered two knives from his possession.  During investigation it was revealed that Dinesh makes knives in the shadow of his shop of iron items. He used to avail knives to criminals. Police have recovered a machine by which he was making knives.  The accused told the police that they brought pistols from a person in Vijaywad area in Dewas. Information about the gang is being collected by the police and their accomplices are also being searched.

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Published on: Thursday, April 25, 2019, 11:00 AM IST
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