Illegal arms manufacturing unit unearthed in UP, 3 arrested

Police arrested three persons and unearthed an illegal arms manufacturing unit in Hathia in Barsana police station area of the district.

Published: 01st June 2017 02:25 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st June 2017 07:13 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

MATHURA:  Police arrested three persons and unearthed an illegal arms manufacturing unit in Hathia in Barsana police station area of the district today.     

Mathura Senior Superintendent of Police Vinod Kumar Mishra said, "Acting on tip-off, a police team raided the factory. After a brief encounter, three persons were arrested. Manufacturing tools and some country-made pistols were recovered from the factory."     

The arrested were Hazi Umar Khan, Ratia and Jamshed, all residents of Hathia village. Their accomplices, however, managed to flee.

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