One More Arrest For Smuggling Arms From Rifle Factory Ichapore

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Kolkata: In a major development of the arms smuggling case, one more person has been arrested, named Rajesh Kumar. He has been given transit remand by Bihar Sharif Court. He will be produced before the Bankshall Court on Monday.

Earlier six persons, including two Rifle Factory Ichapore (RFI) officials, were arrested by the Kolkata Police from the Babughat area for their alleged involvement in smuggling arms to Maoists.

The arrests were made by the police’s Special Task Force (STF) and seven revolvers, one carbine and 10 rounds of ammunition were seized from them, police said.

The STF has slapped charges of criminal conspiracy and habitually dealing in stolen property along with the Arms Act against the accused.

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