Arms Factory Busted In Rajarhat Before LS Polls, 3 Arrested


Kolkata: Bidhanagar Police and STF has busted an illegal arms factory in Rajarhat area and arrested three persons from the premises. Police officers from Bidhannagar teamed up with a STF of the police on Thursday to raid the illegal arms factory in Rajarhat area.

The factory was run in a rented house at Narayanpur of Rajarhat. On Thursday, STF and Bidhannagar commissionerate police jointly conducted the operation. Rescue equipment has been recovered, including 60 unmanned weapons, lathe machines, milling machines, drilling machines and other equipment for making weapons. Police arrested Sheikh Ali Hossain alias Munna. Munna brought materials from Munger to make weapons, police said.

Before the operation, police arrested two people. Police arrested Saadakash and Tarzan with 30 weapons from a room there. Detectives interrogated them and found out that they had a weapon factory at Rajarhat.