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Three arm smugglers arrested from Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, July 27: Commissionerate Police on Wednesday arrested three arms smugglers in the city and seized a country-made pistol, two live ammunitions, two mobile phones, a pulsar and two scooties from their possession.

Lingaraj police station officials nabbed Manojit Maharana alias Manoj (21) of Sundarpada and Sidhartha Jena (25) and Sidhant Jena, both are brothers, of Brahmeswar Patna at Badgad of Khurda district from Garage Square along the NH-203. The siblings are natives of Anandapur in Keonjhar district.

While conducting vehicle checking, the police team led by ASI A Choudhury intercepted the three persons coming from Samatarapur towards Kalpana Square in a red Pulsar. As the trio could not produce any documents of the vehicle, they were thoroughly searched by the police team.

During questioning, the trio confessed that they had been working as arms carrier and brought the firearms from one person of Delang in Puri district and were taking the same to Bhubaneswar for selling. 

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