Haryana

43 country-made pistols recovered

Palwal, January 17

In a special drive against illegal arms and weapons, the local police have seize 43 firearms in the past 15 days.

The recovered arms include 43 country-made revolvers, five pistols and 108 cartridges.

SP Rajesh Duggal said with 26 cases, the police had arrested 28 persons in connection with the seizure of illegal weapons during the drive that was carried out from January 1-15. The seizure includes 38 country-made revolvers, five pistols, a knife and five magazines having 108 cartridges.

The biggest haul of weapons was recovered from a car in Hodal subdivision carrying 13 country made revolvers. Sanjid, alias Hanif, of Nuh district was arrested in this regard.

The other major recovery was made on January 5, when Isa of UP, was nabbed with six pistols, revolvers and 95 cartridges. Meanwhile, Satish of Nuh and Gopal of Hodal were also arrested with three country-made revolvers in the past 24 hours.