ILLEGAL ARMS

  • Illegal arms and ammunition recovered, four arrested January 1, 2014

    Four persons were arrested with illegal arms and ammunition during routine patrolling in Peepeeganj police station area, police said on Wednesday. On a tip off, a speeding car was asked to stopped but it tried to flee. However, the police personnel chased the car and arrested four persons sitting in the...
  • Tamil Nadu: Crew of US ship arrested, arms, ammunition seized October 18, 2013

    Thirtythree crew members of a US firm owned ship were arrested on Friday by Tamil Nadu Police on charges of illegally carrying arms and ammunition and straying into Indian territorial waters without authorisation. The Q Branch CID police have seized 35 arms and about 5,680 rounds of ammunition from the vessel...
  • Police arrest seven with illegal arms in Unnao district August 15, 2013

    Seven persons were arrested with illegal arms in Unnao district, police said on Thursday. Three pistols, one revolver, four countrymade weapons and cartridges were recovered from them, police said. ...
  • Delhi Police arrests two men with 99 pistols July 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The Special Cell of Delhi Police has arrested two people with 99 pistols in Delhi. All the 99 pistols are of .32 bore, which is a restricted bore. The pistols were made in Bihar's Munger and the two arrested persons are also from the same place. The arrest was...
  • Special drive to seize illegal arms in Assam: Gogoi November 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Assam government has launched a special drive to seize illegal arms allegedly being kept by different groups in some areas, including Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC). "It is a fact that there are illegal arms in Assam. Not only in BTC areas but in other areas also. Many groups are...
  • WB: 9 suspected Naxals become political prisoners September 24, 2012

    Kolkata: A Kolkata court on Friday declared nine suspected Naxals as political prisoners. The nine men had been arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with an illegal arms manufacturing case and were said to have been involved in the Lalgarh uprising. The West Bengal High Court had in...
  • 73 army personnel punished for illegal sale of arms August 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that 73 army officials of various ranks have been punished with disciplinary action for illegal sale of weapons and issuance of licences to dubious persons. Appearing for the Defence Ministry, Additional Solicitor General Indira Jaising told a bench of Justice S...
  • Huge cache of illegal arms recovered in Barmer September 14, 2009

    New Delhi: A day after notorious smuggler Sodha Khan alias Lunia was arrested and interrogated from a village in Barmer following an arms haul, Rajasthan Police have recovered a huge cache of illegal arms and ammunition from near IndoPak border in Barmer district. Among the ammunition recovered are 14.5 kg RDX,...
  • Oxfam asks Govt to curb illegal arms September 20, 2006

    New Delhi: A flourishing illegal trade in firearms is fuelling a myriad of conflicts in India and the South Asian region, and the Indian Government Delhi needs to take a leading role in stamping it out, Oxfam said on Wednesday. The British aid agency, along with Amnesty International and the...