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Pune: Police arrest two firearm dealers, recover three pistols from them

Acting on a tip-off, a police team laid a trap and nabbed the two accused from Kalepadal area in Hadapsar on September 13.

By: Express News Service | Pune |
Updated: September 16, 2021 8:43:14 am
Investigation has revealed that the pistols sold by the duo earlier were used for committing serious crimes like attacking a sand supplier in Mohammedwadi and the attempted murder of a businessman in Velha.

Pune City Police have arrested two illegal firearm dealers and recovered three country-made pistols and three live cartridges from their possession. Police have identified the accused as Raju Jadhav and Pramod alias Barkya Parse, both of whom have criminal records.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team laid a trap and nabbed the two accused from Kalepadal area in Hadapsar on September 13.

During searches, cops recovered one country-made pistol and a live cartridge from Parse while two country-made pistols and a live cartridge were recovered from Jadhav.

Investigation has revealed that the pistols sold by the duo earlier were used for committing serious crimes like attacking a sand supplier in Mohammedwadi and the attempted murder of a businessman in Velha.

Police said that Jadhav and Parse were both lodged in prison but were released on bail in July this year.

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