Manish Kapooria, Deputy Inspector General of Police
Manish Kapooria, Deputy Inspector General of Police

Arms smuggling gang busted in Indore, 5 held with 51 firearms

ANI | Updated: Feb 21, 2021 03:50 IST


Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], February 21 (ANI): Indore Crime Branch busted an arms smuggling gang and arrested five accused with 51 firearms on Saturday.

"51 firearms including 22 country-made pistols, 29 pistols were seized from their possession. They were planning to distribute firearms in other states. It is being investigated where they have distributed firearms earlier and from where they procure raw materials. We are looking into their criminal records. We got to know one accused has a criminal record," Manish Kapooria, Deputy Inspector General of Police told reporters here.
One of the five accused hails from Bihar whereas others belong to different parts of Madhya Pradesh.
The accused have been identified as Prakash Singh, Govind, Rajendra, Piyush Singh and Ravi Solanki. (ANI)

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