Cartridges missing from Uttar Pradesh police stationsMay 6th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 6 (IANS) Days after arrest of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers and state policemen for alleged smuggling of cartridges, over 1,000 cartridges are missing from the armouries of two police stations in Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh district, officials said Thursday.
Cartridges of 9 mm, AK-47, .303 bore, .38 bore firearms are missing from the armouries of Kotwali and Sasnigate police stations in Aligarh, some 400 km from Lucknow.
The irregularities were detected during an inspection Thursday. A case was registered against two constables, Sajeevan Lal and Rampal, officials added.
Last week, the Uttar Pradesh police busted a racket involving CRPF personnel and policemen, who used to sell arms and ammunition from government armouries.
In all, six people - two CRPF troopers, three Uttar Pradesh police personnel and a retired sub inspector - were arrested on suspicion of supplying arms and ammunition to the Maoists.
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- Man held for supplying arms to Maoists - May 29, 2010
- Three held with 100 cartridges and firearms - Feb 16, 2011
- Four cops held for supplying arms to Maoists - May 14, 2010
- Two CRPF troopers, three cops held for selling arms (Third Lead) - Apr 30, 2010
- Four held with cache of firearms - Feb 03, 2011
- AK-47 missing from UP Police store - Aug 14, 2012
- Five nabbed with 1,500 cartridges in Uttar Pradesh - Oct 15, 2010
- Arms running racket busted in Uttar Pradesh - Jan 27, 2010
- Three police personnel nabbed on suspicion of supplying arm to Maoists - May 01, 2010
- 40 illegal firearms seized, three held - Nov 10, 2011
- Two CRPF troopers among four held for arms smuggling (Second Lead) - Apr 30, 2010
- Gang supplying arms to Maoists busted (Lead) - May 02, 2011
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