Ludhiana, July 20
The city police nabbed a Madhya Pradesh-based man and seized an illegal weapon from him.
The suspect has been identified as Parkash Narway. The police seized a .32 bore pistol and two cartridges from him.
Investigating officer ASI Baljit Singh said a police party had laid a naka near BCM School, Sector 32, Chandigarh road, where on suspicion a pedestrian was asked to stop for checking. Instead of stopping, he tried to flee the spot. However, police personnel chased the suspect and arrested him.
During frisking, an illegal weapon, along with live cartridges, was recovered from him. When the police asked him to produce the weapon’s licence, he failed to do so. Following which, he was arrested and a case under the Arms Act was registered against him.
Police officials said it could be possible that the suspect had come to deliver the illegal weapon to his client in the industrial hub. A police remand of the accused would be sought to question him about main weapon suppliers of MP.
It is learnt that some weapon suppliers from the MP have been supplying illegal weapons to gangsters of Punjab and the police are keeping a tab over such persons. — TNS
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