Three held for possessing illegal arms


Paralakhemundi: At least three people were arrested by Paralakhemundi police near Gandhi Chhak in Gajapati district last night for allegedly possessing illegal arms. The cops seized two country-made guns from their possession.

The arrested persons have been identified as Amitabh Sabar (26) of Anukundaguda village, Mojesh Sabar(24)  and Apelo Sabar (31) of Benariguda village.

According to sources, the bike-borne trio was intercepted by policemen who were conducting vehicle checking in the area last night. The cops found two country-made guns kept inside a gunny bag, which the miscreants were carrying.

Following this, the cops immediately arrested them while seizing the illegal guns and the bike.

Police have registered a case under Section 25 of Arms Act. “A probe into the case is underway,” said the inspector-in-charge, Babuli Nayak.

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