Three arrested with illegal arms in Ghaziabad

September 9th, 2008 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS  

Ghaziabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Three people have been arrested in Ghaziabad for illegal possession of arms, police said Monday.Police held the three, identified as Jakir, Iqbal and Vikas Sunday evening and recovered two revolvers, one country-made pistol and a cache of arms from them, superintendent of police (city) Vijay Bhushan said.

“We received specific information that these people were coming to Ghaziabad to commit a robbery. When our team tried to stop them at Morta Chowki, they sped away and opened fire on us. They then fled towards the DPS Meerut Road cut but were later stopped at the Ram Chemeli College,” he said.

While the three people were held, their accomplice Danish Mohammad succeeded in fleeing, police said.

The three confessed to their involvement in several cases in Ghaziabad, according to police.

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