Man involved in illegal trade of firearms held, 8 revolvers seized

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 10 Oct 2018 11:46:28


Staff Reporter,

Special Task Force (STF), Jabalpur nabbed an accused involved in illegal trade of firearms and seized eight country-made revolvers from his possession in Bicchia, Rewa district, on Tuesday.  The accused has been identified as Subhash Bharti alias Suraj, son of Bhaiyya Lal Bharti, a resident of village Hardi in Rewa district.

STF Inspector Hariom Dixit informed that continuing a rigorous campaign against illegal trade of firearms, STF received information about a suspected man involved in trade of firearms in Rewa district.

Acting on the complaint, STF team started investigation with the help of Rewa police and succeeded in trapping the accused. In his search, STF seized three 312-bore and five 312-bore country-made revolvers from him.
STF continued further investigation to identify and apprehend other persons working in the network of firearms trade and buyers of illegal firearms.