October 17, 2016 5:19:45 pm
An alleged arms smuggler has been arrested with three illegal pistols in Didwana town of Rajasthan’s Nagaur district, police said on Monday.
Acting on a tip off, a police team frisked Farukh Khan (42) after he alighted from a bus in Jaipur on Sunday. He was allegedly carrying three illegal pistols, SP Nagaur P Deshmukh said.
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Deskmukh said the accused supplied arms to a gang led by absconding criminal Anandpal Singh. During the interrogation, Khan confessed to having supplied a firearm to a person named Arif recently who has been detained,
he claimed. Khan has been arrested under Arms Act, he added.
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