Nagpur News : Crime Branch of Nagpur Police on Wednesday arrested a 21-year old youth on the charges of illegally possessing a pistol, magazine and two live cartridges.
According to police, the Crime Branch had received a tip off that the accused Mohd Shahrukh alias Samy Shafi Sheikh (21) was in possession of a pistol and some live cartridges. Accordingly, API P M Atulkar and his team laid a trap during patrolling duty on Wednesday and waited near Besa Power House. As per the tip off, Mohd Sharukh, a resident of Motha Tajbagh, Azad Colony, arrived at the spot. The Crime Branch sleuths, waiting for him, pounced and caught hold of Mohd Shahrukh. On frisking, the cops found a pistol, a magazine and two bullets from the possession of the accused. Since Mohd Shahrukh did not have the license of the pistol, he was arrested under Section 3+25 of Arms Act and Sub-Section 135 of Mumbai Police Act. The pistol, magazine and two bullets were later seized.