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Special Cell sleuths bust arms racket, one arrested

Sleuths of the Special Cell of Delhi Police busted a gun supplying racket with the arrest of one man. Police said that they have recovered 28 pistols. According to the police, the arrested accused has been identified as Akram Khan.

A senior police officer of the Special Cell said that a team has been working on busting the illegal arms being smuggled into Delhi-NCR. After they received a specific input about the supply of pistols at around 11 pm on Sunday night, the team laid a trap near Ashram Chowk, Ring Road, and arrested Akram Khan, a Mewat resident.

Police said that they have seized 28 semi-automatic pistols manufactured at Sendhwa in Madhya Pradesh. These were sophisticated and semi-automatic improvised pistols hidden in a bag carried by Akram Khan.

The officer said that some of the seized pistols are engraved with “Made in USA” mark.

During sustained interrogation, Khan revealed that he has been working for one Mufeed of Chhata in Mathura, and Khursheed, a resident of Bharatpur, who are the main receivers of the illegal arms from Sendhwa in Madhya Pradesh.

The illegal weapons were sold to the gangsters and criminals of Delhi and NCR and other parts of country by Khursheed and Mufeed. Khan told police that out of the 28 pistols, 20 pistols were to be given to Mufeed and the remaining 8 pistols were to be given to Khursheed. He got Rs 1,000 per pistol from the receivers.
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