Illegal Gun Factory Busted, Owner Arrested In J & K

12 February 2009
The Hindu


Jammu: Police on Thursday busted an illegal gun manufacturing unit and arrested the owner after recovery of weapons and material in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir, sources said here. Acting on a tip-off of Jai Kumar, police raided the illegal gun manufacturing unit in Nagulta in Chenani Tehsil of Udhampur district, they said. on Wednesday, police had recovered a local made pistol and two rounds of bullet from Jai Kumar, who on interrogation divulged the illegal gun making unit. Police on Thursday recovered five local made rifles, two local made pistols, rifle butts and huge quantity of other materials used in manufacturing of weapons. The owner of the unit, Kuldeep Singh, was arrested and hunt for three other persons is on, they said, adding a case has been registered in this connection.