Sendhwa (Madhya Pradesh): Sendhwa police arrested a man and recovered four country-made pistols from his possessions on Saturday.
Rural SHO Anokh Singh Scindia said that the superintendent of police instructed for action against illegal weapons holders and anti-social elements involved in illegal activities, to all SHOs. Police received a tip-off that a man having illegal weapons is heading towards Jhopali Phata area. Based on the tip-off, police laid a trap and nabbed a man wandering in the area with a bag carrying guns without licence.
When questioned, he was unable to give coherent replies. Police checked the bag and four country-made pistols worth Rs 1.6 Lakh were recovered. The arrested person was named as Dayal Singh, a resident of Dhoolkot area. A case under 25-(1)(a) of the Arms Act was registered. The SP has announced a reward for the team. An investigation, in this case, is underway.
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