Social News XYZ     

Gang supplying illegal arms busted in UP’s Hapur, two held

Gang supplying illegal arms busted in UP's Hapur, two held

Hapur (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 9 (SocialNews.XYZ) The police have busted a gang that illegally supplied arms to Delhi-NCR and western Uttar Pradesh districts, and two persons have been arrested, an official said.

The Garhmukhteshwar police of Hapur arrested Mohd Bilal, 22, and Mohd Anas, 20, both residents of Meerut. They seized 21 illegal pistols with magazines, a revolver worth about Rs 4.5 lakh, magazines and 20 live cartridges from their possession.

 

Additional Superintendent of Police (Hapur), Raj Kumar Agarwal, said the accused would supply arms on demand.

"They would source illegal weapons from the Meerut area and supply them. The gang would sell illegal pistols and revolvers for Rs 30,000- 35,000 and country-made pistols for Rs 5,000-6,000. We are questioning them to identify their accomplices," Agarwal added.

"In 2023, Hapur police arrested 734 people accused of illegally supplying arms and running arms factories. As many as 53 illegal pistols worth Rs 16 lakh and 496 illegal pistols worth Rs 28 lakh were seized from them and 547 cases were registered," he said.

Source: IANS

Facebook Comments
Gang supplying illegal arms busted in UP's Hapur, two held

About Gopi

Gopi Adusumilli is a Programmer. He is the editor of SocialNews.XYZ and President of AGK Fire Inc.

He enjoys designing websites, developing mobile applications and publishing news articles on current events from various authenticated news sources.

When it comes to writing he likes to write about current world politics and Indian Movies. His future plans include developing SocialNews.XYZ into a News website that has no bias or judgment towards any.

He can be reached at gopi@socialnews.xyz

%d bloggers like this: