Updated: July 21, 2021 9:20:03 pm
Two persons, including a history-sheeter, have been arrested by Pune City Police for possession of firearms. Police have recovered three pistols and two live cartridges from their possession.
Police have identified the two accused as Rohit Vijay Avchare (26) and Aditya Sopan Sathe (26).
Acting on a tip-off, a team of local crime branch laid a trap and nabbed Rohit and Aditya when they reached Kondhanpur Phata on a two-wheeler on Tuesday night.
During searches, police recovered three country-made pistols and two live cartridges from them. An offence in this case was lodged at the Rajgad police station.
Police said that Rohit has a lengthy criminal record and he had been externed by Pune City Police. Probe is on to find out from where the accused procured the pistols and what they were planning to do with the firearms.
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