2 youths held for riding stolen bike; pistol,cartridges recovered

The UT Police arrested two youngsters on Wednesday and stated that the accused were on their way to kidnap a Chandigarh resident.

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published:May 17, 2013 1:39 am

The UT Police arrested two youngsters on Wednesday and stated that the accused were on their way to kidnap a Chandigarh resident. Following the arrest,police recovered a stolen motorcycle and a country-made pistol with live cartridges from the accused,Dimple alias Monu,a resident of Sector 38,and Major Singh,a resident of Manimajra.

DSP added,“During preliminary investigation,the accused revealed that they were on their way to steal a car,in which they were planning to kidnap a resident. But,the duo was arrested by the police at a naka near the Sector-16 stadium. They failed to produce documents of the motorcycle they were riding. On inquiring from the Sector-26 Police Station,it was confirmed that the motorcycle was stolen from transport area,Sector 26”.

The duo has been booked under the Arms Act,following the recovery of the pistol and live cartridges.

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