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Rajasthan ATS arrests 10 people for buying fake gun licenses from arms suppliers gang

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February 1, 2018, 1:43 pm

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Rajasthan ATS busted a gang of arms suppliers.

Jaipur: The Rajasthan anti-terrorist squad (ATS) on Thursday arrested 10 people for buying fake gun licenses from the members of a gang involved in supplying illegal arms. The agency had busted the gang earlier this week.

ADG, ATS Umesh Mishra said that those who were arrested include Karna Singh Chouhan, Deepak Kumar Parihar, Ravikant Tripathi, Jaishankar Roy, Sumit Bhandari, Intakhab Alam, Vikas Suwalaka, Sanjay Talesara, Paras Bolia and Hasan Paliwala.

All the accused were produced in a court in Jaipur on Friday. The ATS has seized guns and other weapons from their possession.

“These people had obtained illegal arms from the gang busted last week. Further investigation is going on,” said the officer.

The ATS had earlier arrested five people gang involved in supplying guns illegally and preparing fake arms licenses. They include the kingpin Zuber Khan, a resident of Ajmer.

As many as 700 arms licenses were seized from the gang. Most of them were prepared fraudulently in backdate.

Those arrested on Tuesday are Rahul Grover and Bharat Singh. Rahul Grover is a resident of Jammu, while Bharat belongs to Pali district in Rajasthan.

The ATS on Monday nabbed three men – Zuber Khan, Vishal and Ganpat Singh. Mishra said that raids were being carried out in Devas, Udaipur, Bikaner, Pali and several other places to arrest more members of the gang.

A team will be rushed to Jammu and Kashmir for further investigation.

Related story: Rajasthan: Major crackdown on interstate gang of arms suppliers

First published: September 15, 2017