Mumbai police arrests man for possession of swords
Mumbai, Oct 18: The Mumbai police have arrested a 39-year-old man for alleged possession of swords in the western suburb of Oshiwara here, an official said on Tuesday.
Acting on a tip-off, the police on Monday raided the house of the accused in Gulshan Nagar locality of Oshiwara and recovered six swords, the official of Mumbai crime branch's unit 9 said.
The accused, who supplies building materials, has a past record of five cases against him, he said.
While the police are yet to ascertain why the accused had so many swords in his possession, a case under the Arms Act has been registered in this regard, the official added.