Illegal arms factory raided in Kolkata,small arms seized

Illegal arms factory raided in Kolkata,small arms seized

Kolkata,July28: An illegal arms factory was unearthed in the city’s Tiljala area and five persons were arrested for their alleged involvement with it, police said on Friday.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team conducted a raid at a residence in Tiljala’s Gulshan math area late last night, a senior police official said.

“We have arrested the owner of the building and four more persons in connection with the factory. Several arms including country-made pistols and a machine used for the manufacturing of arms were seized. We are conducting a thorough investigation into the matter,” he said.

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