Three nabbed for carrying unlicensed arms, live cartridges
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The UT police arrested a chairman of an educational institute and two of his gunmen for allegedly carrying unlicensed arms and live cartridges in Chandigarh on Sunday night. The accused were nabbed by the UT police at a naka in Dadu Majra.
The three accused were identified as Gurpal Singh, a resident of Mustafapur village, Gurdaspur district; Nishan Singh, a resident of Dhordeo village, Amritsar district, and Palwinder Singh, a resident of Jouro village, Amritsar. The accused were on their way to the residence of Social Welfare Association's chairman when they were arrested by the UT police at a naka.
While inspection, the police recovered a .332 bore gun and 18 live cartridges from Gurpal, 32 bore revolver and 16 live cartridges from Nishan and 12 bore double barrel and 15 live cartridges from Palwinder.
The three accused were not able to produce a license for any of the three weapons. Also, they did not have the permission to carry the guns in Chandigarh. The accused have been arrested by the UT police.
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