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Cops nab three arms supplier, pistols seized

Three alleged illegal arms suppliers have been arrested in the national capital and seven pistols were seized from them, police said on Monday.

Satender, Shaurabh Sharma and Mohammad Iqbal were arrested for supplying illegal arms in the capital and adjoining areas.

Acting on a tip-off, police first apprehended 27-year-old Satender, whose interrogation led to others, DCP (North-West Delhi) M A Rizvi said.

Satender, who hails from UP’s Aligarh district, was arrested on 2 January when he came to deliver a .32 bore pistol in Swaroop Nagar on a stolen motorcycle, he said.

Four live cartridges were also recovered from him, Rizvi said.

‘On sustained interrogation Satender disclosed the source of supply of illegal arms and subsequently Sharma and Iqbal, along with six country made improvised pistols and 20 live cartridges, were arrested,’ the DCP said.

A case has been registered in this regard in Swaroop Nagar police station. Further investigations are on.
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