Malda: Malda police have busted a major illegal firearms manufacturing unit in Kaliachalk area on Saturday. Two accused has been arrested in connection with this case.
Police managed to arrest Md Sahabuddin (45) and Md Tamrej (25) who were in the factory at the time. They hail from Munger in Bihar and were hired to manufacture firearms.
Acting on a tip-off a joint team from Kaliachak police stations raided a commercial building at Shersahi village last night and arrested two persons.
According to police sources, 24 pipe-guns and huge catch of arms are recovered from the site. But the owner of the factory still absconded. Police started investigation to nab the other culprits.