Two persons were arrested for illegally carrying firearms and live rounds on Thursday. They were booked under the Arms Act.
Anil Singh, 36, and Vijay Singh, 37, were arrested from near an Andheri (East) hotel, the police said. While Anil is a resident of Nallasopara, Vijay is a resident of Kalwa. Both, from Uttar Pradesh, work in a private firm.
Anil came to the city in 2009 with a firearm. He did not get his weapon registered according to the Arms Act. Similar was the case with Vijay, who has been living here since 2006.
The police laid a trap and arrested them from near Mars Hotel in Marol. “We seized two revolvers and 10 live rounds,” said Dilip Patil, senior inspector, Sahar Airport police station.