Kanhan police arrest four, seize two firearms and 20 cartridges

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 30 Jul 2017 08:51:00


Kanhan Correspondent,

Kanhan police have seized two country made firearms and 20 live cartridges and arrested three persons in this connection on Wednesday.

The accused have been identified as Abdul Faruq Abdullah Sheikh Mansuri (22), Mohd Hajma Naved Babu Sayyad (23), both are residents of Shiv Nagar, Kandri, Chetan Ramesh Kolhe (23), a resident of Durga Nagar, Kandri and Mohan Raju Panikar (42).

Acting on tip-off, team of Kanhan police arrested the accused from their residence and seized a firearm along with 20 cartridges. During the interrogation, the accused revealed that they had sold a firearm to Mohan Panikar after which the police raided house of Panikar and recovered the firearm. A police officer informed that the accused were working in the firearms were smuggled from the northern India by labours working in the WCL coal mines. The accused have been booked under Sections 3, 25 of Arms Act. PSI Agase investigating the case.