Karnataka police cracked inter state Arms racket

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Bangalore, Sep 13 (ANI): The Bangalore Police on Sunday claimed to have cracked an inter-state arms racket with the arrest of arrested three persons alleged for their involvement in it.

The police suspect that might have links in the other parts of the country also.

City Police Commissioner, Shankar Bidari, said: "These arms with foreign markings were manufactured in an illicit factory, operated somewhere in northern India and were supplied to anti-social and anti-nation elements in many parts of the country."

"The police have recovered sophisticated firearms bear the marks of foreign manufacturers," Bidari added.

"In this connection we have arrested three persons and recovered four revolvers of 0.35 bore, one 0.9 mm pistol and 32 live cartridges worth 800 thousands rupees," he further added.

Bidari has requested the State Police chief to hand over the case to the Central Bureau of Investigation as the police suspect the involvement of larger nation wide racket in it.

"The investigation in this requires to be done in various states of the country; therefore we are proposing to handover this case to CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) so that thorough and prompt investigation is conducted and the entire racket is brought to book," Bidari felt. (ANI)

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