Kolkata police seize huge cache of arms

January 27th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI  

Kolkata, Jan 27 (ANI): The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in Kolkata has seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition.
Talking to reporters here on Monday, S.N.Gupta, Deputy Inspector General (Operations) of CID said, “We have recovered around 6000 rounds of ammunition plus twelve arms of various categories, a bullet proof jacket and other equipments.”
Acting on the inputs provided by a suspected illegal arms dealer Ashok Mandal, CID raided a house in city’’s Baiguhati area on Sunday night and recovered a huge cache of illegal arms and ammunition.
Gupta further informed that Mandal had been involved in supplying arms to suspected Maoists in various states.
“We have interrogated Mandal and have come to know the name of eight to ten persons who are involved in this racket. We are looking for those persons,” he added. (ANI)

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