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Illegal arms factory unearthed in MP; one held

An illegal arms manufacturing factory near Chhatarpur was unearthed on Monday and one person arrested in this connection, police said.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Chhatarpur
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2010 09:40 PM IST

An illegal arms manufacturing factory near Chhatarpur was unearthed on Monday and one person arrested in this connection, police said.

Sanjay Yadav, hailing from Mahoba in Uttar Pradesh, has been arrested for allegedly making arms at his relative's place at Ghedawara village, Superintendent of Police Sameer Yadav said.

"Following information that Sanjay, along with his local relative Pappu, was running the weapons factory, police raided the village," he said.

Pappu, however, escaped from the spot, the officer said, adding three country-made pistols, four unfinished ones and equipment used in weapons manufacturing were recovered from the site.

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