Illegal arms manufacturing unit unearthed in Jhajjar

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Rohtak
  • Updated: Jul 20, 2015 21:53 IST

A special investigation team (SIT) of the Jhajjar police on Monday claimed to have unearthed an illegal arms manufacturing unit in the district, arrested one person in this connection and recovered two country-made pistols and equipment used for manufacturing of arms.

Sunil Kumar (alias Angoor) of Behrana village of the district was arrested for running the arms manufacturing unit.
Jhajjar SP Sumit Kumar said that the police had received a tip-off that accused Sunil Kumar, along with his family members, was running a small arms manufacturing unit at his residence.

The SIT of the Jhajjar police conducted a raid at his residence and arrested the accused with two revolvers and equipment which was being used for the manufacturing of revolvers. When the police reached his residence, he was giving finishing touches to a pistol, the SP said.

He said that the accused had been booked under the Arms Act and police would seek his remand from the court for further interrogation.


Meanwhile, the Rohtak police have arrested a wanted criminal Narender, a resident of Rohtak, along with his aide Pardeep.
The police also recovered two revolvers, two knives and a Scorpio car from their possesion.

Giving this information, Rohtak SP Shashank Anand said that the CIA wing of the district police, led by inspector Manoj Verma, nabbed them at a check-post near HSIIDC Chowk on the Hisar Road.

Accused Narender is wanted in 13 criminal cases, including murder, and he leads a gang of 30-40 members in the region, he said.
The SP said that during the interrogation the accused admitted that they had snatched the Scorpio car from Birender of Rohtak on July 9.

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