Indore: Two, including IMC employee, arrested with firearms

Acting on a tip, the Crime Branch team, accompanied by the Chhatripura police station staff, arrested a person named, Kalu alias Mahendra, a resident of the Rajmohalla area, with a firearm and a live cartridge.

Staff ReporterUpdated: Thursday, June 30, 2022, 12:27 AM IST
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Indore (Madhya Pradesh): Two persons, including an IMC employee, were arrested by the Crime Branch with two firearms and knives from different places in the Chhatripura police station area on Wednesday. The police arrested the accused before they could commit any crime in the area.

Acting on a tip, the Crime Branch team, accompanied by the Chhatripura police station staff, arrested a person named, Kalu alias Mahendra, a resident of the Rajmohalla area, with a firearm and a live cartridge. The police also recovered a knife from him and booked him under sections 25 and 27 of the Arms Act. The accused told the police that he was employed with the IMC. The police are investigating the case further.

In another case, the Crime Branch arrested a person, named Abhishek, from the Rajmohalla area with a firearm and two knives. He could not produce the licence for keeping the firearm after which he was booked under relevant sections of the law.

‘Cheap oil’: 2 held for duping people

The city Crime Branch, on Wednesday, arrested two persons for duping people on the lure of selling edible oil at a cheap price to them. The accused took money from some people and gave the mobile numbers of other people to them.

According to a Crime Branch official, four people lodged a complaint with the Crime Branch officials that they were receiving phone calls from people about edible oil. The Crime Branch started an investigation and arrested two persons, named Rajesh Jaiswal, a resident of Banganga, and Deepak, of the Central Kotwali area.

The officers came to know that accused Rajesh used to sell dal and rice in the city a few months ago. Then, he met accused Deepak. Later, they duped some people by luring them on the promise of selling cooking oil at a cheap price. They took money from the people and assured them that they would send the oil. After that, they fled after giving mobile phone numbers of other people to the complainants.

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