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Chandigarh man caught with countrymade pistol, supplier held too

They have been identified as Gopal, 27, of Sector 49 and Shivam, 22, of Faidan village

chandigarh Updated: Oct 21, 2020, 00:55 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent

Two men have been arrested for possessing a countrymade pistol and cartridges, Chandigarh Police said on Tuesday.

They have been identified as Gopal, 27, of Sector 49 and Shivam, 22, of Faidan village.

Police had set up a naka near the market in Sector 41 on Monday evening, when Gopal was stopped on suspicion.

On frisking him, cops recovered a countrymade pistol. He revealed that he had procured it from Shivam.

Later, Shivam was apprehended from near Faidan. Police also recovered two cartridges, including a used one, from him.

The two were booked under the Arms Act at the Sector-39 police station. They were produced in court, which sent them to one-day police custody.

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