Two persons have been rounded up with illegal weapons by a team of cops from Swat Team Alpha and Khalilabad Police Station of Sant Kabir Nagar district. The 2 accused namely Amarjeet Nishad and Jairam Bharti have been arrested along with one pistol (.32 bore) with magazine, 2 live rounds, one pistol (.315 bore) and one live round. A case in this regard has been registered at Khalilabad Police Station. One mobile phone and one bikes has also been seized.
The accused told the police that they have been active in this illegal business for years and had purchased both weapons 4-5 months’ back from one Ravi Shrivastav. They were to sell these weapons to a person through a middleman.
The police is on the lookout whether a racket involving more persons in the district is active or not.
–By Staff Reporter